Small games box with "Boulle" marquetry


Small Brazilian wood playing gards and gaming chips box. Lid with "Boulle" marquetry decor of brass over tortoise shell ground of a cartouche in center.
Two compartiments with partitions.
Marked label underneath: ROGER AINE, tabletier rue Saint-Honoré, numéro 171. (maker of chessboards and games ... number 171).
Napoleon III Period.
Length: 21 cm (8-1/4 in.) - Width: 12 cm (4-3/4 in.) - Height: 4 cm (1-1/2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2010110184