07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Napoleonic Prisoner of War Carved Bone Games Box

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Napoleonic Prisoner of War Carved Bone Games Box, early 19th century, the carved box decoratively pierced and incised and filled with red and black coloring, with domed top and sliding lid, on a molded wood platform, overall ht. 4 3/8, wd. 4 1/4, lg. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

The pins holding the domed lid on are missing, thereare a few glued segments on dome, the slide lid panel is warped, no game pieces in the box, a glue repair on one of the legs.