Lot 1146
Antique Continental Cased Playing Chip Set
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1875, likely French, mahogany veneers, lid inlaid with dark wood trim edges and mother of pearl cartouche, opens to a papered blush and gilt bead interior with divided upholstered compartments, fitted with bone betting tokens likely for the French game Jeu du Nain Jaune.

2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.

From the Collection of Elizabeth Benoit, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Some handling wear to playing tokens; interior with some staining and tears interior, with losses to gilt beaded borders; loss to case latches; some warping to lid; veneer loss to one corner.