THE TALLEST PIECE IS THE KING AND KING 121 mm OR JUST OVER 4.5 THE BASE IS 24 mm APPROX THE PAWNS IS 80 mm THE BASES ARE ABOUT 23 mm APPROX. THIS SET IS NOT A REPRODUCTION IS A GENUINE QUALITY AFRICAN ART FACT THE PIECES ARE HAND CARVED BY USING ANCIENT TOOLS & TECNIQUES SO THERE ARE SLIGHT DIFFERENCES AMONG THE PIECES THE BACKGAMMON SET INCLUDE 3 WOODEN DICE AND A TURNED SHAKER, THE COUNTER ARE MADE FROM MACASSAR EBONY AND BOXWOOD THE DIAM IS 17mm THE CHECKERS COUNTERS ARE LARGER AND THE DIAM IS 27mm THE FANORONA GAME IS A TRADITIONAL MADAGASCAR GAME SIMILAR TO DRAUGTHS DATING FROM 1500s THE GAME BOARD IS ON THE REVERSE OF THE BACKGAMMON BOARD, THE COUNTERS ARE SMALL HORSES LIKE CHESS KNIGHTS REALLY CUTE AND INCLUDED AS PER PHOTOS THE SCRABLE GAME BOARD IS ON THE REVERSE OF THE CHECKERS BOARD, THERE ARE 4 MAHOGANY RACKS FOR THE TILES WHICH ARE HAND CRAFTED FROM BOXWOOD AND MACASSAR EBONY THE DIMENSION ARE 20 X 20 mm.
BEAUTIFUL SET SUITABLE FOR FAMILY FUN ALSO COLLECTORS AND PLAYERS. CABINET DIMENSION 4O cm OR 15.75 X 14.2cmHIGH cm.
THE COMBINED UNWRAPPED WEIGHT 7.9 kg approx. THE SET COME FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION CONDITION REPORT. The carving were made by using basic tools so are not perfect, there may be slight size differeneces and few natural wood imperfection on some pieces, the chess board is in good condition there are only few marks probably from storage and there is a natural hairline to 1 rosewood squares, the other games boards are in similar or better condition same for the counters , good for play and display. I have described this lot at the best of my knowledge also how I see it so please take a look to the photos provided and make up your mind.
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