Carved and Polychrome Decorated Whalebone Game Box
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Carved and Polychrome Decorated Whalebone Game Box, Napoleonic prisoner-of-war-made, early 19th century, with arched slide-lid ornamented with flowers opening to dominoes, dice, and other game pieces, on and side panels painted with landscape scenes joining carved corner posts and feet, lg. 8 3/4 in.
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