This unique, hand crafted, vintage Middle Eastern backgammon & chess board/box is made from walnut wood with an exquisite mosaic design inlaid with olive wood, rose wood, lemon wood, cherry wood, cedar, and genuine mother of pearl. It is handmade in Syria. The mosaic inlay is a Syrian craft handed down in families for generations. The outside is a chess board and the inside is a backgammon board. It comes with 30 handmade wooden inlay backgammon pieces, and 2 pairs of dice. Closed, the wood box measures approximately: 15 ¼ inches long, 8 inches wide and 2 ¾ inches high. The playing pieces are about 1 ¼ inch in diameter.
This item was generously donated by the Episcopal Church Women.
Value - $500
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