What a fantastic old piece, found right here in the heart of farm country! This large and heavy old game board was hand made with what appears to be small slate tiles, inlaid into small sections fashioned with slim wooden pieces to make an amazing one of a kind folk art piece.
The board measures 23 ½" long, 19 ½" wide and about ¾" deep, and it weighs 9 ½ lbs. The colors of the tiles are oxblood, green, khaki and a bit of blue. This board shows an impressed rounded mark on the surface... we think there was something heavy set on it for a long period of time that must have made the impression. Even with the mark, this game board looks absolutely fabulous on display. It is such a remarkable treasure!
Other than the impressed mark, there is one corner with a small section of tile loss, but overall the board is in exceptional condition. The fact that 99% of the tiles are intact is truly incredible. This game board has such great colors. It would look awesome anywhere in your country home! You will never find another one like this!! A beauty.
Note: Quoted shipping price is a high estimate. This item is very heavy. If your shipping cost ends up being less than amount stated, I will gladly refund you the difference into your Paypal account, if you choose Paypal as your payment option. The closer you live to Illinois, the lower your shipping cost will be. Please pay full amount at checkout, and I will refund any overage after packing the item, weighing & measuring.
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