A very good Victorian Games Compendium contained within an oak case having a domed lid and Gothic style cast brass carrying handles. The lid lifts and the front drops down to reveal the contents which include a complete ivory chess set housed on individual spikes, an oak and nickel plated cribbage score board with 6 turned makers, a set of turned draughts, a set of dominos, a set of six painted lead horses with jockeys, a folding games board with leather surfaces. On one side is a chess / draughts board, a backgammon board and when fully unfolded the reverse offers a race track for the horse game. There are also 2 whist score markers and various counters. In good useable condition with working lock and key and 1 or 2 of the draughts showing signs of shrinkage. Dimensions:- Height Closed…9.5’’/ 24cm. Width…13.75’’/ 35cm. Depth…7’’/ 18cm. Free U.K. delivery.
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