24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A CHINESE-EXPORT MOTHER-OF-PEARL GAMES BOX
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Decorated overall with pierced foliage and birds, the fitted interior with five subsidary boxes, one containing gaming counters
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide; 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) deep
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