Fine Parlor Croquet

Object Number: 
2000.377
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 7 x 29.2 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the label: "FINE/ Parlor Croquet/ USED ON ANY TABLE/ R BLISS Co"
Description: 
"Fine Parlor Croquet" table game with four metal table clamps, four wooden goal posts, four wooden mallets, three wooden balls and six metal wickets with wooden stands (two extra sets of stands) in a wooden box with a sliding lid; paper label applied to the lid with a chromolithographed image of a dog with a mallet in his mouth and a medallion image of two children playing table croquet; label inscribed, "FINE/ Parlor Croquet/ USED ON ANY TABLE/ R BLISS Co".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group