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Brass-mounted Burl Veneer Game Box

Auction:
2903T
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$160$130

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Auction:
Discovery - 2903T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 12, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Brass-mounted Burl Veneer Game Box, England, late 19th century, the top with a pierced brass mount in the form of five fanned playing cards, opening to a blue cloth-lined interior with an engraved brass cribbage board and three decks of early playing cards, ht. 3, wd. 10, dp. 8 in.
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Brass instrument, Burl, Cribbage, Playing card, Rules of cribbage

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