Antique Playing Cards Full Deck in Handcrafted Wood Burned Joker Box
This complete deck of antique playing cards, in a colorful Renaissance style red and purple floral design, is enclosed in its own original and unique handcrafted wooden box, wood burned with a joker and designed especially for this full deck.
Here is an evening's entertainment for you and your guests, or a pleasant time of solitude for you and your 52 friends - in Solitaire. This burned wood Joker designed card box is a good example of early 20th century hobby activity.
The "Your Deal" message box, an excellent example of the skilled craftsmanship of early 20th century American folk art, measures 3 1/2" wide by 3 3/4 inches long by 1 1/4" deep, and is shaped like a book. The inner card box is identified on the bottom with "W. J. 1911" (my father). He purchased the simple box and sliding sleeve and then decorated it by hand, wood burning it with a design all his own.
Ideal for whist players of that day and now a valuable collectible antique for bridge players.