|Japanned polychromed card box with a chinoiserie scene depicting two figures in a garden with a ho ho bird in a tree on the lid. The front and sides of the box feature inlaid gold floral designs. The Ho-Ho bird is said to bring luck and symbolises good fortune.|
The interior is lined with a navy blue and gold patterned paper which is a later addition and most probably done in the the victorian period, under this you can see traces of the original blue / green paper. There is a tray to the centre of the box which removes, this would of contained counters.
This Card box comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.
|Lot ID: 416|
|Low Estimate: GBP 250|
|High Estimate: GBP 375|
|Next Bid: GBP 125|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
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|Location of Origin: Various|
|Medium/Materials: wood, paper|
|Dimensions: Width 30 cm (11.81 in) Depth 18 cm (7.09 in) Height 7 cm (2.76 in)|
|Primary Classification: Antiques, Decorative Arts and Furniture : Decorative Works of Art : Boxes / Trunks|
|The Games Compendium was the ultimate choice of pass-time for the Victorians, especially families, but was also a must-have accessory for the affluent gent.|
They normally comprise of:
chess and backgammon board
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