Monday July 6, 2020

Sale to feature historic indoor games

This month, Bonham’s adds a new genre to its portfolio, with a sale that harks back to the days before we learned to slouch on the sofa, eyes glued to a screen.

3rd May, 2008

This month, Bonham’s adds a new genre to its portfolio, with a sale that harks back to the days before we learned to slouch on the sofa, eyes glued to a screen.

For centuries, home entertainment meant indoor games, and for this inaugural sale, specialist Luke Honey has put together a tempting array comprising chess sets and related antiquarian prints and boards, Victorian parlour games, Mah Jong sets, draught and backgammon sets, playing...

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