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1979/19: A good quality late 19th century "Royal Cabinet of Games" COMPENDIUM, complete and in fine condition. The box itself is of thuya wood, the lid opening to reveal the fitted interior and the front doors opening to display the chess pieces. Games include: Chess; Draughts; Backgammon; Dominoes; Cribbage Board; Horse Racing (Newmarket); Four packs of contemporary Playing Cards; set of six dice; set of Four peg markers; lead horses & jumps; counters and boxwood dice shaker. The board within the lid is in excellent and original condition and this compendium is complete with the original Book of Rules. The closed box measures:13 x 8.5 x 7.5ins (33 x 21.5 x 19cms) c.1880

box, chess, Games, object

£1450

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