Domino-type Game with Case

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

GUSN

GUSN-12524

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

Descriptive Terms

dominoes (game pieces)
ivory (tooth component)
oak (wood)
Oak
Vegetable Ivory
DOMINOS

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

6.75 x 9.563 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1655AB