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Chinese Mother of Pearl Mounted Box with Four Boxes and Counters, 18th Century

$6,949.72

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An exceptional and rare Chinese mother of pearl mounted games box with four matching interior boxes containing gaming counters and dating from the 18th century. The rectangular shaped box has a hinged cover, the wooden body mounted with deep carved mother of pearl panels with flowering blossoms the central blossom forming a cartouche engraved with two love birds. The hinged cover opens to reveal and original red silk interior with four compartments each containing a finely engraved mother of pearl box with the matching love birds design to the covers and containing 43 various rectangular shaped counters engraved with playing card suits. The box has its original velvet inset base and is not marked. Offered in good condition with some minor losses and repairs as might be expected with a box of this age.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.97 in. (5 cm)Width: 7.17 in. (18.2 cm)Depth: 5.4 in. (13.7 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1770-1779
  • Date of Manufacture
    1770
  • Condition
    Repaired: Minor losses and damages and repairs consistent with age and use. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ORBN16221stDibs: LU1328220965272

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 5-7 days.
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    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watc...

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