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Checkerboard and Pieces

Chinese export checkerboard and pieces, 13 white, 14 black. Folds with brass hinge.

Object number: 2006.1.2-28

Dimensions: 16 3/4” x 16 3/4” (open) 1 3/8” tall

Estimated age: unknown



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie