21 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 325
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A GEORGE III BEECHWOOD CRIBBAGE BOARD
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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The Almanack snuff box and nutcracker from the P B Wacher Collection.