Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

 
  Lot 37
 

37

An early 19th century Napoleonic French...

An early 19th century Napoleonic French prisoner-of-war bone and wood domino box
the lid finely incised with a French three-deck man o'war over a fashionable couple, possibly Napoleon and Josephine, containing a set of dominoes worked with coloured inks and gold leaf

1½ x 5in. (4 x 12.5cm.)

Estimated at £700 - £900


 
An early 19th century Napoleonic French prisoner-of-war bone and wood domino box
the lid finely incised with a French three-deck man o'war over a fashionable couple, possibly Napoleon and Josephine, containing a set of dominoes worked with coloured inks and gold leaf

1½ x 5in. (4 x 12.5cm.)