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VIVID TWO-SIDED POLYCHROME AMERICAN GAMEBOARD.....SOLD
American, mid to 2nd half, 19th century, having square nailed grained picture-frame molding enclosing a Mill Game on one side, and American checkers (8 x 8) on the reverse. The mill side of strong color contrast having a bright bittersweet/red foundation with green and game-boundaries around a central green square. The checkers side having alternating black and gold squares with yellow lining. Very thin over-varnish with tight craquelure. About 12 7/8 inches x 12 1/2 inches (the difference being shrinkage across the grain). Its all about the color on this board, saturated and vibrant.
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