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Chess and Backgammon pieces with an articulated board closing in the form of a box carved ivory one set of each game dyed black, ivory, sandalwood and ebony wooden board, interior with three ivory and ebony lined wooden boxes India - Vizagapatam 19th C. (mid) white queen with minor fault in the crown, two black rooks with minor faults in the base, other minor faults and defects, board and boxes with minor faults and defects, two boxes with cracked bottoms Dimensões (altura x comprimento x largura) - (rei) 10,5 cm; (tabuleiro) 5 x 45,5 x 47 cm Notes: vd. catalogue of the exhibition "Jogos Cruzados - Viagens entre Oriente e Ocidente". Lisboa: Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, 2022, p. 209, nº 129.

vd. JAFFER, Amin - "Furniture from British India and Ceylon - A Catalogue of the Collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum and The Peabody Essex Museum". Essex: Peabody Essex Museum, 2001, pp. 209-210, nº 53.

similiar board can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of New York, Pfeiffer Collection - consulted at 3.06.2022 às 14:02h.