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Rare Chinese mother of pearl 'Royal' gaming counter

Rare Chinese mother of pearl 'Royal' gaming counter


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Trade Arts: Pre 1800: Item # 835270

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Description: An exceptionally rare Chinese mother of pearl gaming counter made for Queen Charlotte (1744-1818) wife of George III (1738-1820) of England. On one side very finely engraved with the Queen's arms (England quarterly impaling Mecklenburg-Strelitz), the reverse with the initials 'CR' beneath the Queen's crown. Date: c 1785 Size: 2.75" wide, 1" deep. Excellent condition.