Italian 19th Century Walnut and Mahogany Game Table with Checkerboard Top

An Italian walnut and mahogany game table from the 19th century with marquetry checkerboard top partitioned drawer, fluted knees, cylindrical tapering legs and X-Form cross stretcher. This 19th-century Italian walnut and mahogany game table marries utility with exquisite craftsmanship, making it a timeless addition to any home. The table features a marquetry checkerboard top that invites both playful interaction and aesthetic admiration. Below the top, a partitioned drawer provides convenient storage for game pieces and accessories, enhancing its functionality as a game table. The slightly valanced apron and fluted knees add ornamental charm, while the cylindrical tapering legs ensure a graceful stance. These elements converge on an X-Form cross stretcher, beautifully unified at the center with a diamond motif. This table is perfect for use in a family room, den, or private library where its dual function as both a gaming surface and a striking piece of furniture can be appreciated. It can serve as a focal point for social gatherings or a sophisticated element in a quietly curated corner. Whether employed for engaging in chess or checkers or as a display surface for collectibles or floral arrangements, this table will add a touch of historical elegance and refined functionality to any interior design.
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 29.75"W x 21.125"D x 29.5"H
Inventory Number: YY468
Price: $4,950