mid c19th chinese export lacquer hinged and folding games boardbox

Mid C19th Chinese Export lacquer hinged and folding games board/box .


Price

£550
| $732 USD | €623 EUR


Item Ref

ML 203

Description

Mid C19th Chinese Export lacquer hinged and folding games board/box.
Highly decorative Chinoiserie decorated black and gilt lacquer folding games-board with re-entrant corners .The exterior decorated with a complex border of traditional design featuring figures , pavilions and landscape motifs , surrounding the central chequered grid games board centre , the alternating black and gold squares with figural decoration .
The gilt hinged centre opening to reveal a decorative interior with back-gammon markings .
Some minor rubbing to the gilded decoration commensurate with age , use and purpose. Minor historic chips to the edges.
A superior quality decorative lacquered games board in fine usable condition.
H 4
D 20 (open) 10 (closed)
W 20
China c.1850
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 203


Dimensions

Height = 10 cm (4")
Width = 50 cm (20")
Depth = 50 cm (20")



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