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Napoleonic Prisoner of War Games Box, circa 1800

$2,383.56

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A rare and unusual antique hand-carved bone Napoleonic prisoner of war games box complete with domed and cut-out hinged cover revealing a sliding compartment cover painted with two people under a parasol. The cover reveals a compartment containing dominoes and dice with hand-painted detail. The games box stands on four carved column legs the flat edge pierced with a cribbage board. The games box is not marked. Provenance: from the private collection of a gentleman.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.37 in. (6 cm)Width: 3.15 in. (8 cm)Depth: 9.45 in. (24 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Some warping and wear to the painted cover, loss to a couple of corners and general wear with age.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: MIBN13571stDibs: LU132826652623

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    Free Express Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 2-4 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watch...

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