57 PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE, LATE 18TH CENTURY, DEPICTING A PICNIC SCENE OF FIVE ARISTOCRATIC CHARACTERS PREPARING TO PICNIC ON SHORE. A BLACK SERVANT OR SLAVE IS IN THE ROWBOAT WHICH IS TIED TO THE TREE ON SHORE; HE IS HANDING A BOTTLE TO ONE OF THE MEN. ONE MAN IS SEATED ON THE GROUND WHILE HIS LADY IS SEATED ON A CHAIR BY HIS SIDE. A SECOND MAN IS SETTING UP A CHAIR FOR HIS LADY.

[n.p. c.1790s?]. Oblong, puzzle is 7-1/8" X 11-3/4" completed. Housed in a period bottom of the box. Color lithograph mounted on wood and cut using a round knob jigsaw puzzle cutting style. Pink marbled paper backs the puzzle pieces. One edge piece has a small area of loss. A few very light stains or water spots, else quite clean and bright. Very Good. Item #38153

Price: $1,500.00

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