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Folding Chess Board

Category: Other Travel Items

Subcategory: Games & Sports

A small walnut Chess Board.

The board has cleated ends on tongue and groove joints and is hinged to fold in half for storage. A swing hook secures it when closed. The 1 1/2 inch squares are made of walnut and satin birch and the base has 8 brass stud feet.

Although perhaps not made for travel, this is a well-made Chess Board. Late 19th Century.

Full size is given.

  • Dimensions:
    H 1.5cm x W 32cm x D 32cm
    H ½" x W 12½" x D 12½"

  • Period: Late 19th Century
  • Medium: Walnut
  • Country: England
  • Exhibition: Departure of the 6th
  • Reference Number: 82295