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Marble game (223)

Object Number: 
INV.8341a-ppppppppp
Date: 
ca. 1843
Medium: 
Wood, ceramic, paper, ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 8 1/2 x 14 in. ( 10.2 x 21.6 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on top of newspaper of bottom of drawer: "[torn]LY TRIBUNE/ [torn] ASSAU STREET. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR/ [torn] ING, DECEMBER 29, 1843, WHOLE NO. 847/ [printed newspaper articles]"
Description: 
Wood box with two drawers, round hole cut in center of top, ivory knobs, and carved wood handle; top drawer with collection of 223 clay marbles (163 natural, 43 unglazed black, 17 glazed black); bottom drawer lined with newspaper.
Gallery Label: 
The date given to this piece is based on the piece of newspaper lining the second drawer, dated December 29, 1843.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group