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12 things you can read in this 17th-century games box

A Bohemian silver-mounted relief-carved fruitwood marquetry and walnut folding games box. By Adam Eck, Eger, signed and dated…

Chess Piece of a Bishop, 14th–15th century. German. Ivory. The British Museum, London (1857,0804.34) © The Trustees of the British Museum.

A GEORGE III ORMOLU-MOUNTED SATINWOOD, ROSEWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE ATTRIBUTED TO MAYHEW AND INCE, CIRCA 1777, THE ITALIAN SCAGLIOLA TOP POSSIBLY BY SIMONE SETTI AND MID-17TH CENTURY

19th century North Carolina painted Game Board, a mustard back ground with a green weave to give the illusion of a basket , black squares and black boarder.

Folding Game Board ~15th century ~ Venice, Italy ~ Bone, wood, horn, stain and gilding over wood core with metal mounts ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vintage Carved Bone Chessmen // 1800s Figural Carved Chess Pieces

Joan Busquets i Jané (1874-1949) - Cabinet. Carved Mahogany with Light & Dark Fruit Wood Marquetry Inlays and Brass Hardware. Barcelona, Spain. Circa 1900.