Antique Victorian Syrian Inlaid Parquetry Card Games Table Side Table. This games table is multi functional, when closed it can be used as a side table, when open it becomes a card table, a chess or draughts table, or a backgammon table. The stunning table has multiple parquetry geometric and asymmetric inlays of various woods and mother of pearl. The deep top opens to reveal a similarly inlaid interior and a central section which lifts out to reveal a backgammon table and like the outside is inlaid.The central section can be reversed and used on one side to play draughts or chess and on the other side it is baize lined for playing cards. This lift out section can be used separately if required. The table has a top that swivels to reveal a space which can be used to store cards and game pieces. 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.
WHEN TABLE IS CLOSED AS A SIDE TABLE. THE TOP BECOMES 28 X 28 INCH WHEN OPEN. Please note that it's not financially viable for us to have our items checked for authenticity of maker or the material it's made with, we do our best to describe items accurately and i.
But please remember that these are second hand items and therefore we cannot know for sure. The item "Antique Victorian Syrian Inlaid Parquetry Card Games Table Side Table" is in sale since Friday, July 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\20th Century". The seller is "christianleeart" and is located in Westcliff-on-Sea. This item can be shipped worldwide.