London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Chinese Export lacquer games box and cover
of rectangular form with canted corners, standing on lion paw feet, decorated in gilt, red and green, with figures crossing a bridge before peony issuing from rockwork, and before birds perched on flowering branches, the interior with card trays and fitted boxes and covers, containing a lage collection of ivory and mother-of-pearl counters -- 14½in. (36.8cm.) diam., 19th Century.
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