Six Sided Sailors Scrimshaw Carved Whalebone Dice

Six Sided Sailors Scrimshaw Carved Whalebone Dice

1800 to 1900 English

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A Six Sided Sailors Scrimshaw Carved Whalebone Dice
Probably for playing the game of hazard
Mid 19th Century

Size: 6cm long, 1cm dia. – 2¼ ins long, ⅓ ins dia.
Unusual Dice always wanted - please contact with details
Unusual Dice always wanted - please contact with details
Dice are now used almost entirely for deciding moves in the play of game. Hazard is purely dicing and was a popular and potentially expensive gambling game of chance.
Medium
Whalebone
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