21 - 25 January 2010
A PAINT-DECORATED CHECKERBOARD
PROBABLY NEW ENGLAND, CIRCA 1830
incised D. Clark on the reverse
14¾ x 14½ in.
Roger Bacon, Brentwood, New Hampshire
Selby Shaver Collection
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Tim Chambers and Selby Shaver, The Art of The Game, A Collection of Vintage Gameboards from the Collection of Shelby Shaver, (St. Louis, MO, 2001), plate 130.
As noted in the publication about Shelby Shaver's vintage gameboard collection, the present lot may have been the earliest gameboard in the group.
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