Kakelorum

Object Number: 
INV.4539
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Wood, paint, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 21 x 18.7 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 
Carved wooden Kakelorum game with spiral marble run in shape of woman, leading to circular board with 63 depressions, each with a number, and central depression with a red spade; woman's features, jacket, and cap painted in blue, brown, and green over a yellowish ground; deep depression with (missing) cover beside figure to house a marble; 28 transparent colored mica marbles (14 clear, 14 green).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group