4 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
[DICKENS RELIC]. Wooden and bone folding cribbage board, hinged at center and opening to 10 1/8 x 3¼ inches, folded 5 x 3¼ inches. With five pegs. (Some light wear.) Provenance: CHARLES DICKENS (note from Georgina Hogarth).
DICKENS'S CRIBBAGE BOARD. Accompanying the board is Georgina Hogarth's autograph note: "I certify this old Cribbage Box belonged to Charles Dickens -- and was in a Drawer of his Library Table at Gads' Hill when he died in 1870. Georgina Hogarth."
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