AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 300 - 400 USD

PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 300 - 400 USD

Lot Sold:2,500USD

Lot Details

Description

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN GAMEBOARD BOX, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY


the hinged box centering a painted checkerboard design and opening to a painted backgammon board.

Closed Height 3 in. by Length 10 ½ in. by Width 7 in.

Condition Report

In overall fine condition. Retains a nice early surface with traces of craquelure. Wear, rubbing to the painted surface and discoloration commensurate with age and use. Few minor splits to the wood.

Open Height 1 1/2 in. by Length 10 1/2 in. by Width 14 in.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. 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 Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art, Proceeds of the Sale to Benefit a New Folk Art Initiative at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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