Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box

Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box

Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box
Late 19th century large French Regence playing chess set and folding chess and backgammon board box. The chess pieces turned with fine hand carved knight heads showing glass inserts as eyes. Complete 32 and in very good condition. One side of the set is ebony wood and the other side natural boxwood, all with a polished finished. King height 4.5 inches with a fine inlay wood storage box. The large hinged game box with a good French Polish finish, chess board outside and opens to a felt lined backgammon section. Box measures 28x22x4 inches, for age and use very good condition. Includes a boxwood set of French game pieces complete 30 for draughts(checkers) and backgammon. Also includes a set of French Staunton pattern weighted chess pieces.
Antique French Boxwood'Glass Eye' Chess Set & Board Box