Category: Indoor Games
Subcategory: Parlour Games
Chinese Mother of Pearl Gaming Counters.
A nineteenth century Chinese black lacquer gaming box with a 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 and also engraved with the initial 'W', each box containing a large quantity of mother-of-pearl gaming counters. The mother of pearl gaming counters are marked with a 'W' within key borders, including circular counters, rectangular counters oval counters and long rectangular counters, all with highly decorative faces.