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Sat, Oct 8, 2016 09:00AM EDT - Sun, Oct 9, 2016 09:00AM EDT
Lot 505

New England painted pine sailor's gameboard, inscribed Presented to B. A. Merrill by his Father

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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New England painted pine sailor's gameboard, inscribed Presented to B. A. Merrill by his Father July 12th 1857, the front adorned with a central checkerboard flanked by American flags, the reverse with a large relief carved ship, 12 1/4'' x 21''. Provenance: Northeast Auctions, August 5th, 2000, from the collection of Virginia Ramsey-Pope Cave, previously from the Art Institute of Chicago, Sotheby's, January 1997, lot 1531.

Condition

Wear. Otherwise good.