Group: Tom Lensch

Puzzles crafted by Tom Lensch, mostly designs by Stewart Coffin or Oskar van Deventer.

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Lot 5552 - Torture

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $155

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Torture by Frans de Vreugd / Tom Lensch

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: 6-piece board burr, made from tulipwood and ebony, with holly splines; slightly loose fit. Level 17 to remove the first piece.

 

Lot 5553 - Japanese Wood Joint Burr

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $280

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Japanese Wood Joint Burr by Frans de Vreugd / Tom Lensch

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 12x12x12cm

Notes: Six identical pieces except that two have extra notches. Piece shapes were inspired by traditional Japanese wood joints, made in maple and redheart. A foam version was Frans de Vreugd's IPP18 Exchange puzzle. See detail photo of pieces with lot 5648 (slightly smaller).

 

Lot 5630 - Rhombox

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $477

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Rhombox by Oskar van Deventer / Tom Lensch

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Maker: Tom Lensch

Diameter: 14cm

Notes: 12 panels fit together to form a rhombic dodecahedron. Made from walnut and tulipwood; slight wear at one vertex. This was made in limited quantities as the trophy for the Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition.

 

Lot 5631 - Rhombox

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $330

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Rhombox by Oskar van Deventer / Tom Lensch

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Maker: Tom Lensch

Diameter: 14cm

Notes: 12 panels fit together to form a rhombic dodecahedron. Made from makore and kingwood. This was made in limited quantities as the trophy for the Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition.

 

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