Exceptional Antique Gameboard.
Sublime Surface....SOLD

Probably New England, ca. 1840.

I love this piece!

Original paint with remarkable surface on hand-planed pine. Warm, mellow, almost glowing squares of mustard and red, wrapped within a deep dark border. Initialed M. A. L. Picture frame molding held with cut (square) nails. Original hanging ring.  Tight, crisp, clean. The best gameboard I have handled in some time. Feels good in hand. Sweet and unusually small size of just about 12 ¼ inches square x 1 1/8 thick.  

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