lot 388

A Victorian papier-mâché blotter 19th century, painted with figures by a river within a mother-of-pearl border on a painted lacquer ground, four small books, one a leather-bound Ladies Annual for 1845, another a Carnan's Ladies' Pocket Book for 1849, a memorandum book from 1803 with later pen inscriptions of epitaphs, the last a notebook with veneered cover, and a needlebook, a painted tin box with erotic scene to the interior, a small wooden box, a straw-work box, a box containing a game of Spellicans' Bone, and a puzzle game called 'Not So Hasty', 28cm max. (11)