Six decorative wooden boxes
Lot 623
A 19th century green-painted and gilt-highlighted games counter box
Sold for £400 (US$ 671) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Six decorative wooden boxes Six decorative wooden boxes
Lot Details
A 19th century green-painted and gilt-highlighted games counter box
Of rectangular form with domed cover decorated with a polychrome scene over penwork (or possibly a print) of a fête champêtre, within a border of gilt foliage, enclosing a silk-lined interior fitted with four removable boxes with hinged covers, one marked with a heart, one with a spade, one with a diamond and one with a club, and all painted with scenes of 18th century pursuits, all enclosing a quantity of Chinese mother-of-pearl gaming counters, to include fish, rosettes and rectangular examples, (the box a/f), 19cm wide x 15cm deep x 5cm high, together with five various smaller boxes, to include three painted examples, one rectangular and one circular, all with lids, an oak box in the form of a book, and a small black papier mâché box with hinged lid, (6)
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