This is an antique carved canine bone Scrimshaw dice holder & 6 dice. Beautiful carved playing card decoration.
Sliding cover to reveal compartment containing 6 bone dice. This gaming aid would have been used in taverns in the late 19th century. Measure 1 1/2 inches square. Very good condition having just one little chip to the case by the corner of the sliding lid as shown.
Please see all my photos. The item "Rare Antique Carved Canine Bone Scrimshaw Dice Holder & 6 Dice" is in sale since Tuesday, July 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques".
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