MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE
MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE

Title of the plate. “TABLEAU CHRONOLOGIQUE et HISTORIQUE des Principaux Evenemens arrivées en FRANCE depuis l’Etablissement de la MONARCHIE jusqu’a présent, Dressé en fome de JEU”. HISTOIRE CHRONOLOGIQUE des Rois de France Depuis le Roy PHARAMOND jusqu’au Roy Louis XV, Dressé En Forme de Jeu. Se vend A Paris Chez Crepy rue St jacques. Very unusual game board, “jeu de l’Oie” in French, by Maurille Antoine Mothey, 18e century. The game is composed with 102 + 87 small cartouches, representing the History and the Kings of France, from Pharamond to Louis XV. This is a double game. Outside, a spiral of 102 numbered cases, each one contains the mention of a dated event. The game begins by the case 1 with the event “Les 1ers François s’établissent le long du haut Rhin et elisent Pharamond pour leur Roy en 420″, the last case is the number 102 with the event “Naissance du Dauphin, qui a été donné a la France pour combler son bonheur en 1729″. Inside the spiral, 87 numbered cases drawing a crenellated line. Each case contains the name of a King of France from Pharamond, the first one, to LOUIS XV in 1715. Near main cases the portrait of the King is engraved. The first step is to choose a guide who will say out loud the events written in the cases. The player must repeat this accurately, or pay a penalty. There is instructions in the different cases. The text on the right and the left side of the title gives ther way of playing the game. Moithey was named Ingenior of the King Louis XVI in 1780. A Paris, rue St Jacques, Chez Crepy. 62 x 48,2 cm / 24,4 x 18,8 inches. Copper engraved, in colors, on strong paper. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “MOITHEY M. A. 1730 ANTIQUE GAME BOARD with the HISTORY & KINGS OF FRANCE RARE” is in sale since Friday, March 19, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1730
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
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