19th century Coromandel-wood gaming box by Betjemann

Price: £1150
Stock No. 1165/2021/QSA

 

A superb Coromandel-wood gaming box, ornately decorated externally with Gothic style highly polished brass and agate spheres. Complete with Bezique cards and Cribbage score boards, counters, cribbage pegs.

There is a brass plate to the inside rear of the box for the retailer T.D. Hailey of Bradford, a known associate of the famous box-maker Betjemann and confirmed by the design, style and quality of the workmanship.

Date: c.1860-80 

 

Dimensions:     h) 10cm   w) 18.5cm   d) 19cm