About the dealer

About the object

The box with sloping top and ebony rack for the display of words and with a removable drawer  to the reverse housing a cased set of bone capitol alphabet letters, amounting to some 260 tiles. Used as a teaching aid for children.

English, circa 1810 - 1830

Tile Box: Height 1.25” (3cm) Width 8” (20cm) Depth 5.25” (13cm)

 

Dimensions

Box: Height 3.5” (9cm) Width 12.25” (31cm) Depth 7” (18cm)

Stock number

1800