Tiffany Gothic Bezique Game Box Brass & Malachite(88 views)
Description: Item # 5730. A boxed Bezique game set. Labeled Tiffany & Co. Union Square. Size of the box is 7 1/4" x 7 3/8" x 3 1/4" (to the top of the Malachite decoration). The contents in two levels contain: 22 Round mother of pearl chips; 24 rectangular chips; 4 red and 3 white game marker pins; 28 small round red chips; 31 small white round chips 2 decks of cards: one containing 37 cards and one containing 33 cards (there are 4 jokers) and two removable marker panels which are make of wood with gold gilt marker surface. Condition: Missing are the two square game counters with movable dials (you can see where they would have been placed in the box; the exterior of the box has some buckling in the veneer with a little loss to the right side of the lid; there are tiny scuffs to the wood veneer surface; a leather pull on the right interior removable box is missing which aids in removing the box; the there is no key; I don't know if any cards, chips, pin are missing. . . . not really familiar with this game. The exterior of the box is decorated with Gothic ormolu mounts set with malachite
Condition Report: Missing game counters, small buckling to the veneer, scuffs to the surfaces.
Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 7 3/8" x 3 1/4"
Artist or Maker: Tiffany & Co.
Medium: Wood, brass, Malachite, Mother of Pearl
Date: 19th century
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