Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
Lot 70
 

70

A SET OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC...

A SET OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
comprising 44 tiles concluding in a double '8', contained in a twin-chambered wooden box with decorative bone trim and legs and sliding wooden lids -- 5½in. (14cm.) wide

Sold for £248
Estimated at £200 - £300

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Good overall condition - trim appears complete and with no apparent cracks; would suggest contents depleted from original number - dominoes either partially fill both sides, or complete one side with a few left over..

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A SET OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
comprising 44 tiles concluding in a double '8', contained in a twin-chambered wooden box with decorative bone trim and legs and sliding wooden lids -- 5½in. (14cm.) wide