Decoration for #backgmamon pieces Small round scenes from the Old Testament, classical mythology and daily life. Sheet with 24 subjects in fourfold borders, arranged in six rows of four subjects each. Some reverse copies of designs from 1880. Woodcut
Ornamental designs for a #backgammon #board; with satyrs seated on strapwork borders filled with arabesque ornaments; two triangular section forming a rectangle above, in lower margin a cartouche with Solis's name. Virgil Solis School/styleGerman 1530-1562
La luna creciente y el ojo de horus en Dendera
Border of a chessboard depicting courtly life, 1415 (ivory), French School, (15th century) / Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy / The Bridgeman Art Library
The reverse of a chess board made in Vienna in the first half of the 14th century is a backgammon board.
LE TAROT Associazione culturale Visconti-Sforza Tarot Cards
Risultati immagini per ex voto cuore
“ARIANNA”- Giuoco dell’Oca – Game of the Goose Anonimo, 1550 – 1600. Disegnato a mano - Hand-drawn, 600 x 450 Collezione L. Ciompi (Gioco dell’Oca Classico)
23 February 1813 Hand-coloured etching
The two sides of this board offer the opportunity to play either chess or backgammon. Both games originated in Asia, spreading westwards through Persia (modern Iran) and Turkey to Europe. Both continue to be popular, particularly in the Middle East and backgammon is still widely played in Turkey. Expensive materials were frequently used to decorate the boards, underlining their status as accessories for the luxurious enjoyment of leisure.