A Chinese mother of pearl games box, 19th century
A Chinese mother of pearl games box, 19th century. Of cylindrical form, the sides decorated with mother of pearl inlaid with foliate sprays and the cover decorated with inlaid mother of pearl depicting a pavilion, pine tree and figures in a rural landscape enclosed within a panelled border. The interior is fitted with a compartmented tray lifting to reveal a large compartment beneath. 3.3 in (8.3 cm) height, 7.2 in (18.4 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: July 2018