Painted Box for Game Pieces Date: ca. 1300 Geography: Made in, Upper Rhine region, Germany Culture: German Medium: Wood, polychromy and metal mounts Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/8 x 10 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 26.4 x 9.2 cm) Classification: Woodwork-Furniture Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, by exchange, 1976 Accession Number: 1976.327 This artwork is not on display
Game table c.1780-83 "This piece is a console, a desk for writing and reading, and a game table for cards and chess with a concealed spring-driven backgammon box. Yet when closed it took up only a small amount of space in the intimate interiors popular during the Age of Enlightenment."
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