A Chinese Export red and gilt lacquer gaming box and mother-of-pearl counters, early 19th century
with seven boxes, twelve trays and a large group of pierced mother-of-pearl counters with the Smith crest
11.5cm. high, 38cm. wide, 32cm. deep; 4½in., 1ft. 3in., 1ft. ½in.
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 19 Hill Street, 1927, probably 'Small Sitting Room / An oriental red lacquer box containing counters, etc.';
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at Shottesbrooke Park, 1928, vol. I, probably 'Drawing Room / Red lac Pope Joan box and fittings... Engraved mother of pearl counters'