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LARGE ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD FOLDING FITTED CHESS BOARD

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LARGE ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD FOLDING FITTED CHESS BOARD
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SKU: RW3907/0119

LARGE ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD FOLDING FITTED CHESS BOARD

£4,500.00

LARGE ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD FOLDING FITTED CHESS BOARD

 

Circa 1835

 

Board open:
Height: 2¼ inches / 5.7 cm
Width: 23½ inches / 59.7 cm
Depth: 23¾ inches / 60.3 cm

Square size: 2.375 inches / 6 cm
Stock number: RW3907/0119
Price: £4500

 

A very large early 19th century rosewood folding chess board, the interior fitted for a chess set. The board with rosewood and satinwood squares, surrounded with a rosewood and Gonzalo Alvez banding within a rosewood frame. One side has gone opaque from being in the daylight, which I quite like, but this can be polished if required. The box is lockable (sorry, I don’t have the key, but could try and get one cut if required). The interior is fitted with a green beize and will hold a chess set with a king height up to 4¾ inches high, you would have to check the sizes of the other pieces as each has its own compartment.

 

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