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Sterling Silver Game Box with Spinning "Dice,"

Auction:
3258T
Lot:
1104
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3258T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 29, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Sterling Silver Game Box with Spinning "Dice," England, 19th century, the slightly domed shell cover opens on a hinge to reveal two small central square openings, each displaying from 1-6 pips on a pair of rotating wheels which are both triggered and stopped by a small switch, the whole meant to simulate the roll of dice, ht. 2 1/4 in., dia. 4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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United Kingdom, Dice, Game, Gaming, Hinge, Human activities, Human behavior, Leisure activities, Pip

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