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A stained ivory and bone gaming box with playing pieces, probably Indo-Portuguese, end 19th century

 
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A stained ivory and bone gaming box with playing pieces, probably Indo-Portuguese, end 19th century

 
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Collection Schickler-Pourtalès : Art et pouvoir au XIXe siècle

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A stained ivory and bone gaming box with playing pieces, probably Indo-Portuguese, end 19th century

 
of rectangular form, curved lid, opening to reveal a drawer with four compartments containing 38 gaming pieces in bone and ivory, the exterior decorated with green tainted ivory plaques engraved with stylised foliate details, sections missing and wear
17,7 x 15,2 x 4 cm.; 6.1/2  x 5 x 1.1/2 in.
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Collection Schickler-Pourtalès : Art et pouvoir au XIXe siècle

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Paris