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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29


Price: EUR 409,50

[Block puzzle / Box puzzle]

Der Würfel in 6 verschiedenen spielen / Les dés en 6 divers jeux / The die in 6 different plays.

Ca 1840- 1850. Wooden box containing 36 wood cubes. All sides of the cubes are covered with hand coloured lithographic paper with different motifs. Box 17,5 x 17,5 x 3,5 cm. Cubes 2,5 cm on all six sides.

Black box with black paper on top of the lid as well as a large hand coloured title with a scene showing children playing with the block puzzle. Coloured paper strips along the edges of the lid. A text presentation of the puzzle in german, french and english on the bottom of the box. Box worn. Paper losses and cracks to the black paper on the top of the lid. Title worn. The coloured paper strips partly missing. Five cube sides with partial loss of paper. The inside of the box covered with modern paper.

A game for children in the form of a block puzzle. When played the child would learn important basic things such as writing, drawing, mathematics, the arts and so on. A quite pedgogic toy. The six different motifs are: a woman and a child feeding swans with an exotic castle in the background, the alphabet, numbers and arithmetric, a facade of a building, patterns in dfifferent colours and drawings of animals, flowers and people. Title in german french and english. Rare object.

Item No: 3922