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1949.481A-E (RS119599)

Description

Rectangular oak game box with black edging and hinged lid; central oval painted landscape and geometric border simulating wooden inlay. Lid interior lined with green silk. Contains four smaller boxes with similar decoration holding 112 Mother-of-Pearl playing counters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1840
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
mother of pearl
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
GAME
games
Geometric
geometric patterns
Landscape
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
2 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.481A-E
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7528

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