Set of sixty three mother-of-pearl Chinese gaming counters

£3,500

These exquisite antique Chinese gaming counters would make a wonderfully thoughtful gift for those who appreciate a touch of refined luxury.

 

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Description

The set comprises sixty-three gaming counters, all crafted in mother-of pearl in rectangular, circular or oval shape. There are thirty-nine rectangular counters, ten oval counters, and fourteen circular counters. The obverse of each counter is engraved with the initials EW, flanked by flowers in a formal border. The reverse is decorated with a panel of diaper trellis. The counters are from the Qing dynasty, and were made for the export market.

The counters have widths between 3.5cm and 6cm

Details

Country of Origin
Asian, Chinese
Date of Manufacture
Early 19th Century
Period
Early 19th Century
Style
Chinese Interest
Material
Mother-of-Pearl
Colour
Clear

Dimensions

Width
6 cm / 2.4 inches

Reference:
013085

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