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Lot #294
DepartmentMiscellaneous
Sold For$900.00(hammer price)
 $1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 16, 2019

Description

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME BONE GAMES BOX French/English, Early 19th Century
Domed cover with concentric circle design opens to reveal a secondary sliding lid with painted portrait of a woman wearing a blue hat and dress standing in a landscape, with red drapery at upper right corner. Cribbage board along perimeter of top. Contains approx. 54 dominoes and three pegs. Scalloped trim around edge of footed base. Some polychrome elements throughout. Height 2.25. Length 6". Width 3.25".
Provenance:
Kobacker Collection.
Purchased at a Rafael Osona Auction, Nantucket.

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Condition

Overall very good condition. Wear commensurate with age and use. The box is dirty , there are some old chips/cracks and some minor losses to the one corner column on the lower edge. Generally well preserved.

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