October 08, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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New England painted pine sailor's gameboard, inscr

New England painted pine sailor's gameboard, inscribedPresented 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.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$48,000
10/08/2016

 

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