About the dealer

About the object

A mahogany shoe games box, having a sliding lid and protruding heel, inlaid with bone decoration. The interior comprises of 37 bone dominoes. It is very similar to those made by French prisoners of war in Sissinghurst Castle. There are two paper labels in the interior inscribed, 'Queens Arms Joy St. Salisbury' and 'The Chaugh Hotel'. The whole retains a patination.

 

English Circa 1820

Dimensions

8½ in. (21.5 cm.) Wide 1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep 2 in. (5 cm.) High

Stock number

S/3347