An Irish George II Mahogany Games Table

CIRCA 1740

Height: 28.5" Width: 32.5" Depth: 21.5"

Inventory Number 8496-165




The reversible rectangular dished top with counter-wells and leather-lined playing surface to one side, enclosing a backgammon well veneered in specimen woods, the frieze containing a pullout double-sided game board for chess and draughts (checkers), counter drawer and two pullout player's drawers; raised on moulded cabriole legs and faceted pad feet.


A similar games table is illustrated in the Glin and James Peill, Irish Furniture, London, 2007, p.238, fig.139.

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