Wed, 25th Apr 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac)

 
  Lot 45
 

45

AN ATTRACTIVE IVORY-INLAID YEW WOOD CRIBBAGE...

AN ATTRACTIVE IVORY-INLAID YEW WOOD CRIBBAGE BOARD, CIRCA 1788
of oval form with marquetry floral design to centre, on a box base with sliding lid containing original paper label inscribed A CRIBBAGE BOARD made of Yew found Eight feet below the surface of the Marsh in digging the Foundation of the new Mast-Pond in HIS MAJESTY'S YARD at WOOLWICH began in 1788. Suppos'd to have lay'd under Ground ever since the Deluge. Years since the deluge 4144. -- 6¾in. (17cm.) wide

Sold for £236
Estimated at £200 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine overall condition.

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AN ATTRACTIVE IVORY-INLAID YEW WOOD CRIBBAGE BOARD, CIRCA 1788
of oval form with marquetry floral design to centre, on a box base with sliding lid containing original paper label inscribed A CRIBBAGE BOARD made of Yew found Eight feet below the surface of the Marsh in digging the Foundation of the new Mast-Pond in HIS MAJESTY'S YARD at WOOLWICH began in 1788. Suppos'd to have lay'd under Ground ever since the Deluge. Years since the deluge 4144. -- 6¾in. (17cm.) wide