Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Ancient Egyptian Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb Ivory and wood Thebes Asasif

Jointed Ivory Doll  --  Roman  --  Late 1st-Early 2nd Centuries CE  --  Anatomically correct, wears a gold necklace, bracelets, & anklets.   Hhas a face & hairstyle imitating that of Empress Julia Domna.

Jointed ivory doll (Roman, end - beginning century CE) Doll wears a gold necklace, bracelets, and anklets, and has a face and hairstyle imitating that of the empress Julia Domna

SUPERB ANTIQUE MEIJI JAPANESE EARLY KOBE / KOBI TOY WOODEN AUTOMATON

Superb antique meiji japanese early kobe / kobi toy wooden automaton figure nr

Kobe Toy Tin-Automata Wooden Automaton figure with inlaid bone eyes

Medieval toys (wood and leather)

A selection of medieval and Tudor toys, including a jointed doll and leather…

Kinderspiele / Children’s Games, (detail of left section), Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, (ca 1525-1569)

Kinderspiele / Children’s Games, (detail of left section), Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, (ca (PUBLIC DOMAIN)

Possibly Zinner and Sohn.  The simple mechanical movement...hand crank, and   paper decorative trim are indicators.

2017 Acer Aspire R14 14" Full HD 2-in-1 Premium Convertible Touchscreen Laptop (Tablet), Intel Core i5-6200U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, WLAN, Bluetooth, Windows 10 (Certified Refurbished

Darling Antique Musical 2 Closed Mouth Glass Eyed Bisque Dolls on Seesaw

Authentic Antique Mechanical French Bisque Dolls Drum, Violin Automaton Pull Toy.……The two small French Bisque Head Dolls in this auction measure 7 ½” tall and have hand painted faces, paperweight glass eyes, and their original hair and clothing. The young boy is playing a violin, while the young girl beats a drum.  Circa 1900    Sold ebay 1575.00

French pull toy c. two small French bisque- head dolls, original wigs and clothing; the boy is playing a violin while the girl beats a drum.

Playing cards South Germany or Alsace, last quarter 15th century Woodcut, hand coloured diameter ca. 4.5 cm Inv. 1975.48.

Playing cards South Germany or Alsace, last quarter century Woodcut, hand coloured diameter ca.

19 and 1/2" (50 cm) Antique French Bisque Automaton "The Clown with Diabolo" by Roullet & Decamps - fully original, Jumeau head.  Respectfulbear  Rubylane

19 and cm) Antique French bisque automaton "The Clown with Diabolo" by Roullet & Decamps - fully original, Jumeau head.

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