Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 76
 

76

THREE MINIATURE SETS OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY...

THREE MINIATURE SETS OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
comprising a small-sized set of 26 contained in a pierced bone barrel with screw top -- 2½in. (6.5cm.) high; another miniature set (complete) felt-backed and contained in a metal case with glass lid -- 1½in. (4cm.); a walnut shell with hinged section, containing 13 miniature dominoes -- 1¼in. (3cm.) high
(3)

Sold for £521
Estimated at £150 - £200

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
All three in good overall condition, no apparent cracks or missing parts to cases, contents as catalogued.

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.

 
THREE MINIATURE SETS OF EARLY 19TH-CENTURY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE DOMINOES
comprising a small-sized set of 26 contained in a pierced bone barrel with screw top -- 2½in. (6.5cm.) high; another miniature set (complete) felt-backed and contained in a metal case with glass lid -- 1½in. (4cm.); a walnut shell with hinged section, containing 13 miniature dominoes -- 1¼in. (3cm.) high
(3)