- The two sides are not entirely identical: the Kings and bishops are different. A few chessmen restored or w. sm. imperfection: the sword of one red pawn loose (but present); two white pawns lack sword (not present); the red king lacks the plume of his hat; a few red chessmen w. rubbed spots revealing the white colour of the ivory underneath.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XIX.
WITH a CHINESE FOLDING CHESS BOARD, lacquered in black and gold, 19th cent., the "black" squares and the borders around the playing field as well as the sides of the chessboard richly decorated with gilt seated venerable men (on the black squares) and floral motifs (in borders) and men standing in front of a small house in a garden (on sides), 42,5x42,5x3,8 cm.
- The chess board duststained and a few scratches; one vertical side of the chess board scorched and blackened by fire.
= A nicely decorated backgammon playing field on the inside of the box.