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A Primitive Set Of Dominoes

Stock No

5395

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2015
  • £285.00
  • €339 Euro
  • $369 US Dollar

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Item Description

A primitive set of dominoes, most likely made and used by a whaler, the tiles cut from whalebone, the box made correctly for such a thing, the corners joined effectively with splices of thin veneers, the surface of the wood, (sycamore?) roughly sawn and now with a good patina to it's surface.

Dating from the last quarter of the eighteenth century. The game up to sixes and complete.
4 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches x 7/8 inch

 

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, London

Period

18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

London, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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