Victorian Games Compendium.
A fabulous antique games compendium made with the most beautiful rich walnut, satin wood, ebony and rose wood, decorated with gilt work encrusted with marbles. The compendium consists of chess, backgammon, draughts, cards and dominoes. The box has a hinged lid and a front draw opened by a press button within the games box. Inside the lid is the folded chess and backgammon board, in the top are the chess and backgammon pieces made of coloured ivory, the chess pieces sit on brass pegs to keep them in place. Also housed in the top are two brass and ivory score boards, a cribbage board and bezique board, dice, pegs and two circular ivory scorers. The drawer contains two ivory dice shakers, set of bone dominoes, four packs of cards and red and white bone counters / chips.