BEAUTIFUL RARE 19th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED CIRCULAR GAMING BOX SIGNED & 9 MOTHER of PEARL GAMING COUNTERS. This is a Beautiful Rare 19th Century Chinese Carved Ciruclar Gaming Box (signed) with 9 Mother of Pearl Gaming Counters , this Rare Box was Crafted circa 1860 making this wonderful Box over 160 years old, this stunning box has been carved with do much detailing from the amazing figures to the top, one gentleman is standing as though in conversation with the other gentleman who is sitting down, you will also see so much detailing from the foliage, blossom tree to the wonderful pagoda, the top has a slight dome shape which is created with the intricate carving, to the side on the screw off top it also has a delicate dotted decoration, the body of this wonderful gaming box had the most beautiful rural village scene with carved tree, houses and foliage, to the base you will also see a very pretty carved flower, this gaming box is signed to the inside in 2 places, the gaming tokens 9 in total have a delicate engraved design to both sides, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this stunning Victorian Gaming Box would have once belonged to a wealthy Gentleman in the 19th Century and used often in a time many years ago when things where so very different. Shrinkage split on the edge due to age.
That being said it doesnt detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. The item "SUPERB 19th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED CIRCULAR GAMING BOX SIGNED 9 MOP COUNTERS" is in sale since Friday, July 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".
The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.