Sports equipment, games and pastimes
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire
Persian wooden games box. Rectangular shape with the body painted with frieze of warriors on horseback. Sliding lid showing dancing girl with a white dog. She is shown under a tree, wearing red costume. Overall colours of green, red and ivory. Contains red lacquer counters with painted yellow circles to one side and various emblems and scenes to the other. Ninety-four in total.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.