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Domino-type Game with Case

1971.1655AB (RS118339)

Description

Box has a upward sliding front lid (b). Inside reveals five drawers, each has a turned silver-colored handle at the center. Top four drawers, equal in size, have ivory dominos (a). Larger bottom drawer is divided into three compartments. Each holds a long rectangular ivory pieces (score keepers?). Box stained a dark brown, dovetailed joints. C-shaped metal handle at the center top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
oak (wood)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
dominoes (game pieces)
DOMINOS
ivory (tooth component)
Oak
oak (wood)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
6.75 x 9.563 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1655AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12524

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