the hinged circular top centering a beautifully inlaid checkboard on one side flipping to reveal an inlaid Parcheesi (Ludo) board on the reverse; raised in 4 dramatically incurved supports joined by a lower shelf fitted with a hidden compartment for game pieces; professionally refinished with minor warpage to top; Parcheesi is based on Pachisi, originated in India around the 4th century A.D. Its popularity headed west in the 1860s, first traveling to England, which had taken over rule of India from the British East India Company in 1858, and then further into Europe.
the bottle-form vases now mounted as lamps enameled with cascading holly bush stems over a satin finished glass; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; Leune was a decorating workshop founded in the early 20th century, headed by Paul Daum. The blanks were supplied by Daum Freres. The workshop ceased operations in 1932.
each oblong planter with everted scalloped rim above a compressed body adorned with raised floral sprays; flanked by loop handles wrapped in foliate vines; raised on splayed bases over paw feet; perfect for indoor use; good antique condition with weathered surface; fitted with later tole liners
the short flared neck above an elongated body tapering at the base; adorned overall with raised thistle branches in white glass on a coral ground; excellent condition; no chips or cracks; minor wear to underside, circa 1960's
the rectangular hinged lid framed by a brass inlaid border surrounding floral vines; the body inlaid with fine floral and foliate brass stringing; the red velvet lined interior with removable tray; restored condition.