tric trac

French name for the game of backgammon.


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Rare, French, Regence period, gilt-bronze mounted game table (tric-trac table)
Item No. 1068
Rare, French, Regence period, gilt-bronze mounted game table (tric-trac table)

Having rosewood veneers; with a reversible, gilt, embossed leather top, the reverse inlaid with an ebony and ivory chess board; the inside opening to reveal a recessed backgammon surface; having one drawer and two original candleholders. Circa 1725.

Provenance: Attributed to Pierre Migeon

Fine, French, Louis XV style tric-trac table
Item No. 984
Fine, French, Louis XV style tric-trac table

One side of reversible top having a chess board, the other a green, felt card surface, the whole resting on cabriole legs. The interior with ebony and ivory inlaid backgammon board. In rosewood with gilt bronze mounts. Paris, circa 1880.

Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table
Item No. 979
Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table

In solid, carved walnut having cabriole legs ending in pied de biche (deer feet) and reversable top, one side (shown) with marquetry inlaid board for checkers, the other in green felt suitable for card playing. Removing the top reveals an inset, marquetry-inlaid backgammon board. The whole delicately carved. Late 18th or early 19th century from Nimes, France.

French, Louis XV style, bronze mounted tric-trac table
Item No. 775
French, Louis XV style, bronze mounted tric-trac table

In mahogany with mahogany, pearwood, and ebony veneers. Top chess/checkers surface reverses to reveal leather writing surface. Inside reveals inlaid backgammon surface. With drawers at each side to hold gaming pieces. Late 18th or early 19th century.

Very fine, French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table
Item No. 759
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table

In solid mahogany and mahogany veneers with brass trim. Gold-embossed leather writing surface reverses to reveal felt card-playing surface. Inside reveals original ebony and ivory inlaid backgammon board. Tapered, fluted legs ending in brass casters. Two drawers hold matching white and green-tinted ivory playing pieces. Late 18th century.

45" wide by 24" deep by 29" high