Vizagapatam Rosewood and Ivory Inlaid Board, early 19th Century

 
     
     
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An Indian-Export rosewood and ivory inlaid and penwork decorated games board/box,
Vizagapatam, early 19th century, the exterior for chess, the interior for backgammon, with alternate chess squares in ivory and rosewood and elaborate inlaid borders of flowers and leaves, the interior with floral motifs, 42cm wide, 10cm high.
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