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Checkerboard with sixteen checkers

Board made of amber of different colors combined with engraved and carved ivory; inside arranged for backgammon. Eight checkers of clear amber, eight of opaque.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

German, late 17th or early 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

02.220a-g

Medium or Technique

Amber, mounted on wood, ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational