Stock Number: no.121

Interesting late 19th century north Indian printed coloured Cloth Chess Board.

The padded material square board printed in vivid colours with a Muslim chess set up on  the Chess Board and surrounded  by playing cards to each corner. On each side of the border the word “Chess” written in English Hindi,Urdu and Arabic.   Board Size :

26.75 x 26.75 inches ( 68 x 68 cm.).

Playing Square size 1.75x1.75 inches (4.4x4.5 cm.)

Price  £380

Interesting Continental 19th century “Roll Up”

Travelling Chess Board.

The sectioned playing squares of alternate satinwood and walnut backed on canvas thus

enabling the board to be rolled up.

Board 13.75 x 13 inches (35 x 33 cm.)

Playing square size 1.35 x 1.35 inches

                                            (3.5 x 3.5 cm.)


Stock Number: no.671

Mid 20th century folding Chinese export Lacquer Games Board.

The black lacquer decorated with gilt. One side with a chessboard for the lead black and red Staunton pattern chess set. the inside with a backgammon board with wooden counters and dice.

Size open 12.6 x 12.6 x 1.58 inches                                                  (32 x 32 4 cm.)

Price £680


Stock Number: no. 528

Good mid 19th century Chinese gilt decorated  black Lacquer folding Games board. The shaped  outside with a chessboard surround by a border and edges of fine gilt Chinese decoration and scenes. The interior opening to reveal a fine backgammon board in gilt . Comes with black and red turned wood lacquered backgammon men, black lacquered shakers and dice.

Size open 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.97 inches ( 50 x 50 x 5 cm.)

Price £1450



Attractive early 19th century Marble Chess Board

the coloured marble squares of a yellow sienna and a

black variegated marbles. with a border of pink and white

marble design.  Contained within a shaped mahogany frame

With an interesting green paper makers label to the back.

15. x 15. inches (38 x 38 cm)

Playing squares 1.18 inches (3 cm.).

Price £1050


Stock Number: no. 111

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Fine Continental 19th century “Roll Up”

Travelling Chess Board.

The sectioned playing squares of alternate satinwood

and rosewood surrounded by a shaped wavy frieze of

figured walnut backed on canvas thus enabling the board

to be rolled up. To the back of the board an interesting

original green paper inventory label.

The patina and colour of the wood on this board is


Board 16.5x16.5 inches (42x42 cm.)

Playing square size 1.57x1.57 inches (4x4 cm.)


Stock Number: no. 861

Unusual English Arts and Crafts silver plated engraved

chessboard mounted on ebonised wood base.

The alternate playing squares with different designs.

Plate board 11.75 x 11.75 inches ( 30 x 30 cms.)

Overall size 16 x 16 inches. ( 41 x 41cms.). 

Square size 1.25 inches (3 cms.)

Price £880


Stock Number: no. 431

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Stock Number: no.112

Stock Number: no.416

Fine early 19th century Regency Pen Work decorated folding Games Board.

The outside with alternate decorated black and off white playing squares. The border and edges smothered in fine decorated pen work foliate, designs in an attractive mellow yellow on a black background. The inside revealing a fine tooled leather backgammon board. Comes with turned boxwood and ebony backgammon men contained in a slide lid wood storage box.

Board open 18.5 x 18 x 2 inches ( 46 x 46 x 5 cm.)

Playing squares 1.5 x 1.5  inches (4 x 4 cm.)

Price £1650


Stock Number: no. 226

Good mid 19th century Irish Arbutus Wood inlaid Killarney folding chess and backgammon games board.The Killarney work Arbutus folding games board with a chess side  having an attractive serpentine inlaid shamrock border and the inside revealing a Backgammon Board.

Comes complete with Arbutus wood counters in a slide wood storage box and dice.

Killarney Ware was produced in Ireland from around the 1830"s. Arbutus wood was the main wood used as well as yew and holly. James Egan was one of the main manufacturers and this board can be attributed to him.

Board open 21 x 20 x 1.75 inches

(53 x 50 x 4.5 cm.)

Price  £1850


  A good selection of reasonably priced old fixed inlaid wood chessboards always in stock

                           Only sold with the purchase of one of our chess sets

A good quality large size inlaid mid 20th century inlaid wood

large Chessboard

Inlaid with rosewood and birds eye maple with a raised border of rosewood

The large size would be suitable for a tournament size chess set.

Overall  22.5 x 22.5 inches (57 x 57cm.)

Playing square 2.15 inches ( 5.5 cm.) square


Only sold with one of our sets

Stock Number: no. 688

Stock Number: no.476

Good early 20th century inlaid large Chessboard

The inlaid rosewood and satinwood playing squares

framed by an inlaid mahogany border and stringing

and with a beveled edge.

Overall Size 21.5 x 21.5 inches (55 x 55 cm.)      

Playing square  2 x 2 inches ( 5 x 5 cm.)

Only sold with one of our Chess Sets


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An important and rare large late 17th century German folding

Games Board veneered in field maple, one side with an inlaid

Chessboard in contrasting timbers and a Merrill's game, the reverse

with a Backgammon board, the place tips inlaid with ebony and

ivory points. Complete with a set of fine and large double sided

engine turned counters in rosewood and boxwood (30). Circa !660

This games board has had a recent stand made for it so as to enable

the board to be used with a clear plate glass top as a stunning and

original low coffee table.

Overall Size on stand 49.5 x 25.5 x 23.5 inches

( 125 .75 x 64.77 x 59.69 cm. )

Counters 2.85 to 2.95 inches (7.2 5 to 7.5 cm.)  diameter

Price on Application

Stock Number: no. 756

Good late English19th inlaid Chess Board

The rosewood and dark satinwood playing squares

surround by a narrow mahogany shaped raised border.

The base with green baize.

Overall size 17.75 x 17.5 inches (45 x 45 cm.)

Playing squares 2 x 2 inches ( 5 x 5 cm.)


Only sold with one of our Chess Sets

Stock Number: no.331