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2075/19: A superb quality and complete mid-Victorian GAMES COMPENDIUM by Milne of Edinburgh. The embossed and gilt-tooled box opens to reveal the beautifully fitted interior with board; chess; draughts; back-gammon; cribbage; full set of six original dice; four packs of 32 Bezique cards; Bezique markers; whist markers; Cribbage Board and pegs; original "liar' dice; four full packs of Playing Cards; ebony dice shakers and counters etc. etc. The board is in excellent condition, and this whole box & its contents is remarkable for its originality. Highly recommended. Measurements: 12.5 x 9.5 x 6ins (32x24x1525cms). c.1875

box, chess, Games, object

£1695

1355/17: A pretty Regency mahogany Lady's SEWING/READING & GAMES TABLE in fine condition. After a model by Morgan & Sanders, it features a leather-covered sliding top with adjustable easel; backgammon well; sliding inlaid chessboard; twin side drawers; hinged flaps and a silk-pleated sewing drawer below. It is supported on a "U" shaped under tier, and a short column with four sabre legs and original castors. *Two early 19th century drawings for a Lady's Work Table upon which this example is based, are shown in Ackerman's "Regency Furniture & Interiors". Morgan & Sanders are credited in the text as the "inventors and manufacturers of this excellent article". c.1825

furniture, Games, sewing, Table

£2850