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Inlaid Folding Game Board/Box

Auction:
2903T
Lot:
1121
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Auction:
Discovery - 2903T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 12, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Folding Game Board/Box, England, late 19th century, the rectangular box opens to a square chessboard in rosewood and burl square surrounded by a cribbage board in ebony and "French ivory," with green paper-lined compartmented interior housing three decks of playing cards, ht. closed 3, wd. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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, Box, Burl, Cribbage, Inlay, Playing card, Pub games, Rules of cribbage

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