Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Auction Watch: Americana - Foil-Painted Chessboard

This one caught my eye!  I found it beautiful.  Offered by M.G. Neely Auction House upcoming on July 22, 2012:

Lot 198
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Americana Reverse Painted & Foiled Chess Board

Americana, Grand Army of the Republic period framed checker / chess board. Reverse painted on glass, intricately decorated with use of multi-colored metallic foil. Frame measures 22" x 22".
17" x 17"
19th Century

See website for further information. 

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