Game Box

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-7528

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

Descriptive Terms

games
boxes (containers)
mother of pearl
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
Oak
Mother-of-Pearl
Silk
Painted
Geometric
Landscape
GAME

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

2 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.481A-E