Antique Gameboard Table, Possibly Sailor Made
Anonymous Maker, Purportedly Nantucket, 19th Century
Curly maple, walnut, mixed woods
The top is fitted with a game pieces drawer and is inlaid with anchors, a chicken,
rooster, duck, and butterfly, also people and stars. Within diagonal corners are found
two small paintings, a vignette of a spouting whale, the other a sailboat. The top is
raised on square legs having two brackets each; legs are joined by a medial shelf of
geometric gridwork design also featuring angled bracket supports.
(Height: 28.5"; top: 29.5" x 22.75")
Queen Anne, Paint Decorated,
Gameboard Top Candlestand
Original Checkerboard Decoration
Connecticut, Likely Harford Area, circa 1800
Maple (Height: 29"; top: 16.25" x 16.75")
The tray top having applied moldings affixed to shaped and chamfered cleat on baluster
turned post raised on ridged cabriole legs resting on pad feet. The red painted surface
and painted checkerboard top appear to be original, lovely patina.
Ex Grace and Elliott Snyder, Ex Collection of Sandy, and Julie Palley, Ex Collection of
Dinah, and Stephen Lefkowitz.
A Small Shaped & Paint Decorated
America, late 19th Century
This unusual slightly elongated board with yellow-painted serpentine sides and floral
decoration features mustard yellow squares against a green ground; oyster white
ornamentation, scrolling and striping. 12 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.
Antique Gameboard, Parcheesi
and Checkers, Seven Colors
Unknown maker, 19th century
Applied molding in black paint affixed with off-center (slot) wood screws; both sides
painted and showing scattered losses. (18.75 x 19.25 x 1")
19th Century Gameboard, Original Paint
Lipstick red squared within off-white faux inlay; fanciful bud-like flourishes ornament the
corners within red faux inlay border…all against the black ground. The square nail
applied molding features a ripple molded liner sans one side. Displays well.
(15.5" x 15.75" x 1.25")
Antique Parcheesi Board, 9 Colors
Unknown Maker, 19th Century
Pine, walnut frame
A vibrant example featuring 9 colors in original surface history, the white may be a very
early overpaint: good dry patina. The moldings are affixed with small square finish nails.
We note that a sliver of wood is missing from the back of molding; displays well.
(18.5" x 18.75" x 1.25")
Antique Gameboard, Checkers, Original Blue Painted Surface, Double Sided
Unknown maker, vintage…likely circa 1890-1900
Wonderful surface and patina, molding joined by dado joint; the reverse painted for
Chinese Star Checkers. (Excellent original condition; 16.75" x 15.75" x .75")
Vintage Gaming Wheel, Small Roulette Game Wheel, Original Paint
Dailey Mfg. Co. (painted on wheel)
Wire Wheel and hub suggest 1920-1930ish
Wire spoked carriage wheel neatly attached to wood wheel, red, white, and blue paint,
the mounting board painted bittersweet…good patina.
Excellent original condition. (Wheel diameter: 14.5")
Antique Checkerboard, Gameboard
Original Paint, Very Graphic
Unknown maker, 19th century
Very Graphic, dark blue, lighter blue, natural wood color
Sans end grain battens (21 x 20"
Antique Checker and Backgammon Board, Original Paint, Applied Molding
Granny label reads B. Watson Colton’s Checker + Back Gammon Board
Rare small size, excellent condition
(b. 1798, d. 1882, West Springfield, Massachusetts) (12" x 12" x 1")
Gameboard, Reverse Painted on Glass, 19th Century
Appears to be in original frame with original backboards.
The spandrels have been restored; five color board is untouched.
(Frame: 17.25" x 17.25"; view: 15.5" x 15.5")
Antique Book Form Gameboard, Folding Box, Checkers & Backgammon, Evenings at Home, 19th C.
Pebbled and embossed paper over cardboard and wood frame; embossed chips
(Closed: 8.25 x 16.25 x 2.5"; open: 16.5 x 16.25 x 1.75")
Peg Solitaire Board, Pegboard Game, Small Board, Original Painted Board
The board centered by applied moldings; yellow pressboard covers the back
(Very good condition: 1" x 7.5" x 7.75")
Gaming Wheel, H.C. Evans and Co., Chicago, Original Paint, Wheel of Chance
Large Gaming Carnival Wheel in Great Paint, Likely 1930s-1940s
(Excellent original condition; diameter: 36.5"; D: 4")
Gameboard, Parcheesi, Seven Colors, Original Surface
Attractive, almost transparent stain on plywood, nice patina
(18.25 by 18.25 by .75")
Cribbage Board, Carved, Birds, Flowers, Hand with Outstretched Index Finger
Human figure under birds' wing (protection) cat n' nine tails
Anonymous, Small and Wonderful, Likely Second Half 19th Century
(Fine condition; 8.75 by 3.75 by .5")
Gameboard, Marbleized Surface, Original Paint, Applied Moldings, Square Nailed
The paint remains bright, likely stored away from harm and use! The board was well prepared by sizing before being decorated thusly preserving the painted surface.
(19.25 by 15.25 by 1")