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    antique french satinwood ecarte playing card box 19th century

    Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century
    • Antique Antique French Satinwood Ecarte playing card box 19th Century

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    A very fine antique French satinwood "Ecarte" playing card box, circa 1870 in date.

     
     
    The slightly domed hinged cover decorated with cut-steel pinwork and inscribed Ecarte and opening to reveal provision for cards and counters.
     
    Ecarte is a card game for two players, originating in 19th-century France, in which thirty-two cards are used and certain cards may be discarded in exchange for others.
     
    There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent original condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 2.5 x Width 17 x Depth 11
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 1 inch x Width 7 inches x Depth 4 inches
     

    Our reference: A1664
    Satinwood
    is a hard and durable wood with asatinlikesheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially inmarquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the familyRutaceae(ruefamily). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood ofChloroxylonswietenia.
     
    The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes calledyellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
     
    It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the divisionMagnoliophyta, classMagnoliopsida, orderSapindales, familyRutaceae.

    Width (cm):
    17
    Height (cm):
    2.5
    Depth (cm):
    11
    Price: £275.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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