Tom hammock backgammon box in a bespoke marquetry box and playing pieces
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Tom Hammick Marquetry Backgammon Set


A limited-edition work of art and an exquisitely crafted collector’s item, Alexandra has collaborated with the brilliant British painter and master printmaker Tom Hammick on an atmospheric backgammon set that captures an ethereal landscape in intricate wood marquetry upon both the board and the outer box.


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Engraving Backgammon Full-size Box (£480)

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Tom is an artist I have long respected – I love his whimsical, fantastical imagery. It was so inspiring to work with someone who has such a deep respect for his materials.

Alexandra Lewellyn

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  • Featuring one of Tom Hammick’s best-known prints
  • Limited-edition of four, each signed and numbered by Tom Hammick and Alexandra
  • Wood marquetry board and exterior marquetry that wraps around the entire box
  • Sustainable marquetry woods include ziricote, black walnut, rosewood and fumed eucalyptus
  • Wooden playing pieces encased in gunmetal were created exclusively for this backgammon board
  • Size: 77 x 60 x 5cm (Open) 38.5 x 60 x10cm (Closed)
  • Made in England

About Tom Hammick

London-based artist Tom Hammick is a colourist who uses landscapes as a metaphor to explore an imaginary and mythological dreamscape. Winner of the V&A Prize at the 2016 International Print Biennale, his depictions of isolated human dwellings grounded in dream-like settings are on display at the V&A and British Museum.


A striking conversation piece

Equal measures artwork and backgammon set, the artist and the designer have created a work that inspires conversation and will bring people together for generations to come, inspired by the similarities between Hammick’s woodblock prints and Alexandra’s favourite technique of marque­try.

A shared love of materials

This artistic collaboration arose from conversations between the artist and the designer about the process of creativity and their mutual respect for the natural materials with which they work.

A new lease of life in wood

Translating Hammick’s “The Crossing” artwork in marquetry woods in myriad textures and colours, Alexandra chose walnut and Macassar Ebony wood to create the trees, which replace the traditional triangles on a backgammon board.

An artist’s eye for detail

From the vibrant dwelling on the outer box to the wooden playing pieces created especially to accompany this limited-edition backgammon board, Alexandra chose the woods based on how faithfully they describe the rich colours of Hammick’s “The Crossing” artwork.

Housed in a marquetry box

Extending all the way around the exterior of the box, the outer design features thousands of lapping waves, with each miniature piece of wood veneer inlaid by hand by an authority in the ancient technique of marquetry.


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Backgammon board box lids and Stone Playing Pieces can be personalised with laser-engraved initials, dates, or even a short message. You can request engraving during the online checkout process.

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Complimentary Gift Wrapping

Every Alexandra Llewellyn purchase is beautifully wrapped and dispatched in packaging designed to protect and enhance your new game. If the order is a gift, you can write a gift note at checkout. We will remove any paperwork stating the price.

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