Table for chess and backgammon made of different woods and ivory, inlaid in parquetry with designs of the period thought to belong to Samuel Pepys or one of his contemporaries.

Sets of chessmen and draughtsmen and a box for dice, all in ivory, now thought to be Indian and date to the 19th century.

Provenance

Cockerell family; Sotheby's.


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