Baker furniture backgammon table with leather top vintage 1940s

May 07, 2020. 21:15 UTC
Baker Furniture backgammon table with leather top vintage 1940s
Angela
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Baker Furniture backgammon table with leather top vintage 1940s. It has a leather top that comes off. Felt is on the interior side of the top/cover. One drawer on each side opens. It has never been refinished. Was a wedding gift for my parents wedding in 1946. The playing board is good. The wood table is in good condition and two of the four corners have a chip at the corner but the chip does not affect the corner (IE corner is still intact). Material is unknown, possibly cherry wood. No chips or blemishes in the playing board. Height 27.25", Width 21", Length 38"

Provenance

Never exhibited and I've never tried to sell it. It was a gift for my parents wedding in 1946. I always liked it so my mother gave to me when she died.

$300 - $500 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 14 hours
May 08, 11:27 UTC
By Delia

Good morning, Angela,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Regency Style inlaid oak and leather backgammon table
Made by Baker, circa 1940s
With a removable rectangular leather top over a recessed playing surface, the frame fitted with short drawers on either side, raised on cylindrical tapering legs
Height 27.25", Width 21", Length 38"
PROVENANCE: given as a wedding present in 1946 to client's parents, thence by inheritance
CONDITION: client represents this to be in good condition with no repairs or losses.
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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