A fine Chinese export ivory cribbage board, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, the rectangular board with a shaped end, exquisitely carved in relief with arabesques and chrysanthemum flowers, with three central panels comprising figural narratives in pavilion and
A travellers turned ivory, patent chess set, by Jaques London. Late 19th century, the playing board is constructed of mahogany with rosewood and boxwood inlaid tiles. Stamped 'Jaques London, in Statu Quo, Patent, Chess Board'. Board: 23 x 23 cm
A fine Vizagapatam games box, early 19th century of incised ivory and horn inlaid into sandalwood, the top of the box opening to form a chess board, opening to reveal an interior containing three inlaid sandalwood boxes with sliding lids for game accouterm
The Trigonette Puzzle, Map of the War, By F Waller, London. Boer war map on one side with superb lithographed Japanese baby in bedroom scene on reverse of jigsaw puzzle advertising Mellins baby food c1900. Box 14 x 10 cm. Puzzle box 20 x 15 cm and an 'Halm
The Grand National Steeplechase Game, by Chad Valley, England, c19th century. Superb four panel fold out board game, with six hand painted lead racehorses, shakers and two bone dice in good condition with some staining to board and two flaps missing on pla
The Most Remarkable Events in the Life of Moses and Travels of the Children of Israel from Egypt to the Promised Land., A rare, wood cased dissected puzzle with hand coloured engraved illustrations including a matching hand coloured story board guide laid
An early 20th century educational children's 'The Fox' board game, circular form, lithographically printed with assorted images, sliding wood tiles, inscribed 'Educate Your Children While They Play' and 'For Good Boys & Girls'. Diameter 35.5 cm
A carved ivory cribbage board, 19th century with barbed figure scene vignettes on a diaper ground among flowering and fruiting sprays, and with peg holes to either side; together with a carved ivory sewing kit of cylindrical form with screw cover, containi
A mid-20th century Chinese finely hand painted famille rose baluster vase, decorated with two seated gentlemen playing the board game 'Go' within a landscape including a gnarly overhanging rock with tree, very fine blue decorated rims. Six character marks
A carved ivory chess set with a marble board, 19th century the 'white' pieces carved as European figures, and the 'black' pieces, tinted red, and carved as Asian figures, the board of green onyx and black marble, the pieces of 5.3 cm to 10.3 cm high, the b
A rare Victorian fitted mahogany games box, the hinged lid and double opening front revealing a fitted interior with shelves, containing red stained and white bone chess set, cribbage board, draught set, bone domino set, lead horses, cards etc. 33 cm x 22
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