25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set

25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set
25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set
25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set
25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set

25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set
His wooden games table has been inlaid completely by hands. The interior is designed for backgammon game, different types of fruit-wood have been used to outline the playing board. The exterior is made for chess game, each square has been carefully inlaid in an exaggerated manner. This beautiful Backgammon Set is constructed of the finest laminated, exotic and domestic hardwood(lemonwood, Rose wood , peachwood, olive wood, walnut wood, cherry wood, cedar wood). (only backgammon pieces are included chess are not). Measures : 25″ (63cm) Length, 28″ (71cm) High, and 12.5″ (32 cm) Width, “closed. The squares are 1.5 (4×4) cm. Weight with packing approximately : 15 kg = 33 lb. This Item is Brand New. Actual Images of item are shown above. The Marquetry is the art and craft of covering a structural carcass with pieces of veneer forming decorative patterns or designs. The technique is applied to case furniture, seat furniture and decorative items, to decorative objects with smooth, veneerable surfaces or to free-standing panels appreciated in their own right. Parquetry is very similar in technique to marquetry: in parquetry the piece. S of veneer are of simple repeating geometric shapes, forming tiling patterns such as would cover a floor (parquet). Marquetry (and parquetry too) differs from the more ancient craft of inlay, in which a solid body of one material is cut out to receive sections of another to form the surface pattern. The word derives from a Middle French word meaning inlaid work. This workmanship is known in Syria as MOSAIC attributed to the famous marble or stone mosaic craft as it has similar look. The Syrian marquetry is composed of primarily woods, but may include bone and/or mother of pearl. Marquetry using colored straw was a specialty of the Syrians from the 18th century. Many exotic woods can be employed, sometimes dyed to provide colors not found in nature, such as green wood. Techniques of wood marquetry were developed in Damascus Syria to produce luxury interiors such as mirrors, chairs and cabinets with arabesque designs. Antique pieces are to be found in luxury 18th and 19th century homes in Damascus. Arabesque intricately designs were employed to create an eternal conversational pieces. The pieces of wood were arranged symmetrically on case pieces and contrasted by colors. Modern marquetry cabinet, interiors and boxes are ordinarily a feature of furniture hand-made outside of Damascus or in small workshops in the old city. The item “25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set” is in sale since Tuesday, December 05, 2017. This item is in the category “Home & Garden\Furniture\Tables”. The seller is “damas-zone” and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Brand: Handmade
  • Room: Bedroom
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Color: Brown
  • Style: Arts & Crafts/Mission Style
  • Features: Folding
  • Type: Game Table

25 Syrian Mosaic Hand Made Games Table chess table & backgammon & poker set