Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 74
 

74

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

A SET OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
comprising 42 tiles concluding with a double '9', contained in carved bone case with wooden base and sliding lid pierced for a cribbage board -- 5¼in. (13.5cm.)

Sold for £124
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Dominoes may be associated/mixed; set probably incomplete (?55 tiles originally); old repairs to end panels, one finial loose, possible edge missing from opening end, but could be maker's error.

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 42 tiles concluding with a double '9', contained in carved bone case with wooden base and sliding lid pierced for a cribbage board -- 5¼in. (13.5cm.)