A collection of 19th century Chinese export gaming counters

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Lot 275
A collection of 19th century Chinese export gaming counters

Sold for £ 1,020 (US$ 1,284) inc. premium
A collection of 19th century Chinese export gaming counters
In mother-of-pearl, including good examples with open fret bodies and relief figural landscapes, bearing Wyver & Castle crests, comprising; 21 rectangular engraved with pagodas and flowers, 6.3cm x 2cm, 12 circular with pierced boarders and engraved with figures and buildings with Wyvern and turret crests, 3.8cm diameter, 13 rectangular with pierced boarders engraved with insects, figures and buildings, 4.4cm x 3cm, 12 similar rectangles, 6.5cm x 2.4cm, 13 rectangular engraved with pagodas and flowers, 4cm x 2.8cm, 96 oval, 81 circular, 10 fish and three others. (261)
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