A high Victorian burr walnut games box

£ 780.00


c. 1860




Height 2.50 inch. Width 12.50 inch. Depth 7.50 inch.

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A high Victorian burr walnut games box, fitted for cribbage and bezique, also retaining its original ivory counters and beautiful gilt bronze cribbage board, with a brass plaque for the important box maker and luxury retailer Frederic Aldis.

English circa 1860.


Height 2.50 inch., Width 12.50 inch., Depth 7.50 inch.

Frederic Aldis 

Aldis established his firm in 1852 and eventually expanded to locations across London-10, 11, 12, 13 Belgrave Mansions, 61, 63, 65 Buckingham Palace Road and 3 Cheapside. The firm issued regular summer and Christmas catalogues of stock and their adverts were extremely charming. An advert in The Queen, dated 21st of November 1891, lists the firm’s areas of expertise as “Brass, ormolu, jewellery, bags, clocks, silver, glass, china, leather cabinet, stationery goods, toys and dolls and dressing bags”. 


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