Antique Backgammon Counter Set

S/N:MJ 1911

+44 (0)207 4500914

+44 (0)790 0887054


  • £390.00
  • €444 Euro
  • $434 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique Backgammon Counter Set

An attractive English antique backgammon counter set, 19th Century. A set of 15 ebony and 15 boxwood turned backgammon counters, leather and gilt shaker and two dice, within a faux leather bound 'book' titled The History of England on the spine, with marbled end-papers (some sympathetic restorations)

Counters: 3.6cm diameter

Box: 22.6cm long, 13.5 wide, 7cm high

Stock Reference: MJ 1911

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  • H: 7cm (2.76in)
  • W: 13.5cm (5.31in)
  • D: 22.6cm (8.90in)


19th century

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Luke Honey is a dealer in unusual decorative antiques, furniture, pictures, posters and works of art- with an enthusiasm for the "Gentleman's Library" or quirky "English Country House" look. As a former specialist at both Phillips and Bonhams, Luke has had over twenty years experience selling antique games and is considered a leading authority on old backgammon boards, antique chess sets and chess boards, gambling and racing antiques and mah jong.

Luke operates from premises in Central London, where all stock can be viewed by appointment. Items can be viewed online at his regularly updated website:

Luke also hires out stock to stylists and film production companies on a regular basis. He exhibits at the Battersea Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair twice a year.

Luke is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Art and Antiques Division) and a custodian of the Frederick Parker Chair Collection. He has written numerous articles, lectured and appeared on both radio and television.

In his other life, Luke is an enthusiastic amateur cook and blogger (Luke Honey Inspiration), is a regular contributor to Homes & Antiques, enjoys backgammon, piano and gin and has an unhealthy interest in second-hand books and unreliable cars.

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