A BLACK AND GILT LACQUER GAMES BOX QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- mother of pearl counters
the box and the cover modelled in the form of two books, the surface painted with a cornucopia of flowers, the interior containing four similar boxes containing mother of pearl gaming counters
The gaming counters are modelled after Swedish gold coins indicating that this was made for the Swedish East India Company.