chess-set / chess-piece / chess-board / backgammon-board
Embriachi bone and wood alla certosina gaming box with boards for chess and backgammon, together with a chess set of ivory and tortoiseshell with gold pique inlay.
- 15thC (board)
- 18thC (chessmen)
Not on display
2006-2007 23 Sep-21 Jan, Luton Museum, Across the Board
2006 26 May-3 Sep, Lincoln, City and County Museum, Across the Board
2006 28 Jan-1 May, Leicester, New Walk Museum & Gallery, Across the Board
2005 1 Oct-31 Dec, Gosport, Discovery Centre, Across the Board
2005 23 Jul-17 Sep, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Across the Board
2005 22 Jan-16 Jun, Wallsend, Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum, Across the Board
Purchased by the vendor from a Christie's Works of Art sale about 10 years ago.
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Object reference number: MCM24187
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