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A Collection of Historic Games at Skinner

Triangular Carved Inlaid Marble “1779” Cribbage Board, probably England, c. 1779 (Lot 1189, Estimate $300-$500)

One of the world’s most popular games, cribbage, has a broad and cross-cultural international following in the English-speaking world. Its counting boards, simply composed of neatly parallel rows of holes almost always grouped in double sets of five, are instantly recognizable, even if you aren’t a seasoned cribbage master.… Read More