Polychrome Paint-decorated Double-sided Game Board,
America, late 19th century, in six colors, the corner blocks each with quarter-round spandrels centering stencils, and kaleidoscopic home square, the design laid out with the precise geometry of a draftsman, and bordered with yellow pinstriping and floral corners, the reverse with a checkerboard in salmon and olive green checkerboard and similar bordering, 20 x 19 3/4 in., framed.
Provenance: Allan Katz Americana, Woodbridge, Connecticut and Tim and Charline Chambers, Sikeston, Missouri, to a private Massachusetts collection. Estimate $6,000-8,000 The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.