Stewart Tartan Mauchline Ware Bezique Counter Antique Victorian c1890

Lomond Antiques

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​Bezique or Besigue is a 19th-century French melding and trick-taking card game for two players. The game is derived from Piquet possibly via Marriage and Briscan, with additional scoring features, notably the peculiar liaison of the Q and J that is also a feature of Pinochle, Binokel, and similarly named games that vary by country. This is a "Stewart" tartan Maucheline Ware Bezique Counter dating from c1890.

Dimensions 7.25 x 5 x 0.75 cm or 2.85 x 2 x 0.3 inches.

Weight 18 grams or 11.57 penny weight.