Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 71
 

71

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

A SET OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
containing 49 tiles contained in a wooden box with decorative bone trim around strawwork panels and sliding lid with cribbage board -- 6¼in. (16cm.) wide



Sold for £124
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Probably incomplete, contains 9-dotted tiles but not the double, and again should presumably number 55 originally. Box in strong condition, strawwork panels now dark and have losses commensurate with age.

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
containing 49 tiles contained in a wooden box with decorative bone trim around strawwork panels and sliding lid with cribbage board -- 6¼in. (16cm.) wide