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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    A GEORGE III BEECHWOOD CRIBBAGE BOARD

    DATED 1768

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III BEECHWOOD CRIBBAGE BOARD
    DATED 1768
    With recessed felt panels and initialled 'J.H.' and dated 1768, the underside with a container for four bone pegs
    11½ in. (29 cm.) long
    A brass mounted treen 'Perpetual Almanack' snuff box, first half 19th Century, one side with revolving almanack, the other engraved with a ship; 2¼ in. (6 cm.) diameter; and a burr maple nutcracker, 18th Century, the handle engraved with ownership initials 'E.A.' (3)


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    Provenance

    The Almanack snuff box and nutcracker from the P B Wacher Collection.