A rare Nasrid ivory and wood inlaid gaming board, Spain, 14th-15th century | lot | Sotheby's; 41.6 by 40.7cm; composed of ivory, designed as a backgammon board on one side, with ebony and light wood alternating points and geometric stellar motifs in centre, the other side designed as a chess board
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Backgammon Game Board, 1525. Granada Spain. Restored, probably during the 18th century (based on fragments of paper from an 18th century dictionary used in re-glueing loose veneers), and again more recently when the shaped inner edgings to the backgammon boards were replaced.