Cardboard, paper, ink, metal, gilding
overall: 1 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 6 in.
written: in pencil on underside of lid: "Gracie de Luze/ Gracie Schulyer de Luze e"; also, a column of numbers at bottom left corner printed: in black on sample playing cards: "40 C'est le Diable", "41 L'agreable Route"; "45/ Un Carreau Cassé" printed:
Card game consisting of 90 playing cards, 116 markers or tokens, and 23 lotto cards; box divided into four compartments; each playing card has a number and a caption (in French) at the top, with a hand colored lithograph; several cards with picture pasted onto cardboard and numbers written in ink underneath; lotto cards patterned in series of squares, some colored, some printed with numbers; markers or tokens printed with rows of numbers or words, some with numbers written in ink on backs; cardboard box with cover illustration of sample playing card with man in tricornered hat in front of small house, within border, with angels drawn at each corner, all surrounded by gilded frame with foliate decoration.
Gift of Miss Lucille de Luze Foley
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