Huge collection of approximately 346 mother of pearl gaming counters, 4 decks of cards and a Chinese black lacquer decorated box. 4 individual decks of cards from each suit with 6 boxes that stack within the main large box. Condition - Overall the lot is in very good condition, the main box is missing the sides which means it does not shut at all, one smaller box also has a one missing side.
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This set comprises sixty-three mother of pearl gaming counters from the Qing dynasty. There are thirty-nine rectangular counters, fourteen round counters and ten oval counters. Each of the counters is engraved to the obverse with the initials EW and flowers within a formal geometric border, and the reverse is decorated with a diaper trellis.A Chinese export carved ivory gaming counter box, Canton, early 19th century, of rectangular form, intaglio decorated to the sliding cover and sides with figures on terraces, in pleasure boats and gardens, in conversation and listening to music amongst pine trees, willow and plantain, the cover centred by a tablet with italic monogram 'SBR' within faux bamboo corners and edges, revealing a.Buy online, view images and see past prices for A quantity of Chinese mother of pearl gaming counters. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.
Chinese mother-of-pearl gaming counters. A 19th century Chinese black lacquer gaming box with the monogram 'W' on the lid and a collection of Chinese export mother-of-pearl game counters of various designs and sizes. The large box contains four smaller rectangular boxes decorated with floral designs which are also engraved with the initial 'W.
Enjoy some of these traditional Chinese games with your family, perhaps when you are learning about China or celebrating Chinese New Year. Some of them may seem familiar to you, as they are similar to games that we already know. But many of them give us an interesting insight into another culture and are an excellent way of extending your studies on China.
Design: mother of pearl in various shapes engraved with flowers, foliage, chinese landscapes and figures. Place of Origin. China (published) Date. 1850-1900 (published) Object history note. one circular marked with the initials J P on one side and the name W CAMPA on the other. Descriptive line. 11 mother of pearl gaming counters made in Chiana.
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Chinese Gaming Counters Gambling chips were first used by the Romans and evolved from crude metal or clay disks to the casino chips of today. In the 1700s and early 1800s, gambling chips—or “counters” as they were called at the time—were brought to Europe from China along with other popular and exotic items through the opening of trade routes. In England, the wealthy competed for the.
This auction is for a set of 18 antique Chinese gaming counters (15 in picture but we found 3 more after listing). We have a large constantly evolving collection of Chinese gaming counters in store and you will only pay a postage charge for one listing. Any others purchased at the same time are sent free. Please see the link below or the link within our shop sections to see others we have in.
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A collection of twenty four Chinese mother of pearl gaming counters, to include one of fish form; together with another similar carved floral roundel. (24) (24) Watch Lot.
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Two books signed by Bill Neal and sent by him in cardboard box, including his business card. Book 1 Title: Armorial Chinese Gaming Counters Author: Bill Neal Edition: illustrated Publisher: Chezbill, 2008 ISBN: 0955640318, 9780955640315 Number of pages: 31 pp. Book 2 Title: Chinese Mother of Pearl Gaming Counters Author: Bill Neal Edition: illustrated Publisher: Chezbill, 2007 ISBN: 095564030X.
Set of 113 antique Chinese carved mother of pearl gaming counters, placed in 4 matching mother of pearl and silver boxes. Boxes and counters decorated with fine engravings of birds, flowers and geometric motifs. Dimensions of the boxes: 8X5.5X2.5 cm. Dimensions counters: 4X2.5, 6.5X2, 3.3X3.3 cm. Missing part to one of the boxes (missing silver stripes on lid), minor flaws to some of the items.