Quarter-sawn 3/8" oak board, 14" x 5 1/2". Playing pieces of fired clay and two oak four-sided dice are supplied in a linen pouch. Comes with rules and historical notes.
This game, based on a board marked on a barrel-top found on Henry VIII's warship the Mary Rose, is probably related to the Scandinavian game of Daldøs. You can read more about it, and why we call it The Game with No Name here.
Oak board 14" x 5 1/2"
Ceramic playing pieces
Two four-sided oak dice
Pieces supplied in a handy linen pouch
All our boards are made of quarter-sawn oak, each with their own distinctive figuring; so the board supplied may differ slightly from that shown in the picture.
Historic Period or Date:
Medieval to c. late eighteenth century (as Daldøs and similar games in Scandinavia)