box (containers)

Rectangular wooden box to house a set of bone dominoes, which is decorated with a veneer of bone. The sides of the box are decorated with painted scenes and figures, which are covered with panes of glass. According to the label, the set was made in England at the beginning of the 19th century by French prisoners-of-war.

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