Large antique reversible backgammon & checkers set - marquetry w/ burlwood

SKU: 17860


This rare antique burlwood reversible backgammon and checkers board game inlaid with beautiful marquetry with many wood types. Observe the marquetry bird scene and lovely details of the inlaid playing surface in the close-up photos. A rare model made in the style of Hache, a renowned family of ebonists in Grenoble, France.

The Hache family produced a large number of furniture pieces of remarkable style and finish, with joints that fit together admirably and decorated with Alpine wood marquetry. This piece is in beautiful condition from a private collector's home in the south of France. The set includes four die and thirty walnut playing pieces - half are painted with a beige color. An extraordinary piece for a board game enthusiast that will instantly elevate any game table decoration with the elegance of antique French craft.

Light wear.
Approx. overall 6¼" high x 20¾" wide when closed x 15¾" deep. Approx. 31½" wide when open
Approx. overall 16cm high x 53cm wide when closed x 40cm deep. Approx. 80cm wide when open

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