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Bone Games Box

$2,150.00

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Bone Games Box A bone games box containing dominoes was produced by a Napoleonic prisoner of war, mostly mutton bone. Circa 1800.
During the early nineteenth century there was huge number of prisoners held across Europe and many were allowed to make items that they could sell to help alleviate their boredom and to supplement their rations. Items in straw, bone and wood were the main body of work as these were the only material that the prisoners had access to.
Condition: Good with wear consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: Weight 320gm, Length 15cm, Width 6cm, Height 6cm