Game Box


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307

Bone and wood inlays embellish exterior of this wood box. The top is designed for backgammon or the game of tables, while the sides contain repeating lozenges with pinwheel patterns. The underside functions as a chessboard with stained bone squares, alternating green and natural bone color.

#861. Kids: Game Box

Game Box, Bone, wood, stain over wood core with paper and textile lining, metal mounts, Italian

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