Description

In the 19th century, game boards rose in popularity in the United States as more people had more leisure time. Shown here is a backgammon board with a checkerboard on the reverse. The striking black and yellow checkerboard is decorated with delicate Victorian floral patterns.


DESIGNER/

Unknown

DATE/

Late 19th century

MATERIALS/

Pine with original polychrome finish

DIMENSIONS/

36.83 x 46.99 cm

STYLE/

Historic

HERITAGE/

United States

SHIPS FROM/

New Hope, PA

$8,500

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