03-07-2010 03-07-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2494 Boston
March 7, 2010 11:00 AMCalender

Three Boxed Victorian Games and Puzzles

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2494 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 07, 2010 11:00AM


Three Boxed Victorian Games and Puzzles, late 19th century, slide-lid boxes with hand-painted lithographed paper on the covers including "HISTORICAL AMUSEMENT/A NEW AND ENTERTAINING GAME ON THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND," a box with a lithograph picture on the lid titled "Campaign in Virginia," but containing a jigsaw puzzle depicting a boy and pet dogs titled "The critical moment"; a game titled "PICTURES FROM THE CIVIL WAR IN NORTH AMERICA," by G.W. Faber, Germany, containing twenty wooden cubes which can be arranged to form six views, with accompanying hand-colored lithograph prints of six Civil War scenes, 4 3/4 x 3 1/2, 5 1/2 x 7 3/4, 9 3/4 x 8 in., respectively.
Estimate $300-500

Each box and contents with wear and losses associated with use.


Germany, United Kingdom, Virginia