DOMINO SET Set of miniature dominoes reputedly taken to the Antarctic by Shackleton, inscribed on the base as below; sold as an association item
Lot 149*
DOMINO SET
Set of miniature dominoes reputedly taken to the Antarctic by Shackleton, inscribed on the base as below; sold as an association item
Sold for £ 20,000 (US$ 25,433) inc. premium

Lot Details
DOMINO SET
Set of miniature dominoes reputedly taken to the Antarctic by Shackleton, 28 tiles, bone mounted on hardwood blocks, contained within original wooden box (60 x 95 x 20mm.), inscribed on the base as below; sold as an association item

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Edward Shackleton (1911-1994), inscribed on the base "1928 Shackleton, St. Peter's College, Radley"; given by him to Ben Perkins, his peer at Oxford, with the explanation that he had received them from his father Ernest upon his return from the Antarctic; thence to Perkins' daughter; private collection.
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