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Boxed Painted Checkers/Backgammon Game Board

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Boxed Painted Checkers/Backgammon Game Board, America, 19th century, the checkerboard with orange and black playing surface against a red background with yellow line and star decoration, the backgammon surface with red and black against an orange background and dark green border, the wooden book-form box painted black with yellow "page" edge, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 17 1/2 in.

Provenance: Suzanne Corsier and Robert Wilkins.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Robert Wilkins, Suzanne Corsier, Don Piatt, Backgammon, Checkerboard, Electromagnetic radiation, Electromagnetic spectrum, English draughts, Gaming, Optical spectrum, Orange, Rainbow, Red, Web colors, Yellow

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