Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain.
Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Syrian Inlaid Card Games Backgammon Chess Table C1920. This profusely inlaid Syrian games table dates from the early 20th Century, and it has multiple geometric and asymmetric inlays of various woods and. The hinged lid opens to reveal a similarly inlaid interior and a removable reversible top with blue baize on one side and a chess board on the other, and it can be removed to reveal an inset backgammon table. The whole top swivels to reveal a space which can be used to store cards and game pieces.
The table is raised on four shaped legs united by a wide inlaid stretcher which has a platform centre. It is a wonderful example of Syrian furniture and is a very pretty decorative piece. The table is exquisitely crafted in hardwood and features wonderful inlaid decoration comprising, ebony, bone, walnut and various fruitwoods. Excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops - please see photos for confirmation.
Height 81 x Width 72 x Depth 36 - When closed. Height 78 x Width 72 x Depth 72 - When top is opened.Height 31.9 x Width 28.3 x Depth 14.2 - When closed. Height 30.7 x Width 28.3 x Depth 28.3 - When top is opened. Nacre also known as mother of pearl , is an organic-inorganic composite material. Layer; it is also what makes up the outer coating of pearls.
It is strong, resilient, and iridescent. The outer layer of pearls and the inside layer of pearl oyster.
Shells are made of nacre. Both black and white nacre are and were used for design. They were used as decorative motif used in cabinet making or silversmithing.
The natural nacre may be artificially tinted to almost any colour. May be cut into shapes and laminated. The tesserae are hand-placed and closely sandwiched together, creating an irregular mosaic or pattern (such as a weave). The laminated material is typically about 2 mm thick. The tesserae are then lacquered.
Creating a durable and glossy surface. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres.Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items.
The item "Antique Syrian Inlaid Card Games Backgammon Chess Table C1920" is in sale since Wednesday, October 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Other Antique Furniture\Edwardian (1901-1910)". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX.This item can be shipped worldwide.