Game Piece

Top Die


From: Austria | Vienna

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 21282
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Austrian
Provenience Austria | Vienna
Period Modern | Late 19Th Century
Date Made 1898
Section Historic
Materials Bone (uncertain) | Wood
Iconography Peasant Girl

A ten-sided prismatic top-die with longitudinal pin, having nine sides with black spots from 1 to 9, arranged so that the sum of the opposite faces from 1 to 8 equals nine. Opposite the nine is the figure of a peasant girl - Marianne = Mariandle, who counts double. Made in Vienna, largely for export.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1898

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