This decorative Snakes & Ladders game was hand-carved by artisan in India from Sheesham wood. The box features hand-painted details, and the top lifts to store the four pegs and die. This is a fun game and also a decorative piece that looks great out on a table or shelf. The hand-crafted nature makes this a special game box that is one of a kind!DETAILS
Snakes and Ladders is the classic children's race game but few people realise that it was originally a Victorian copy of an ancient Indian game based upon Hindu morality. The Indian game and the early Victorian versions of snakes and ladders had squares at the top of ladders designed with positive moral messages while the squares at the bottom of snakes showed examples of what can happen to those of bad virtue...
Due to the handmade nature, slight variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.ARTISAN DETAILS