14 June 2006
A Regency penwork games box
Decorated in the Chinoiserie taste, containing a collection of various Cantonese mother-of-pearl gaming counters, three emblazoned with the Royal Cypher of Queen Charlotte, with a later paper property label for Princess Margaret
10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide
The three counters - Queen Charlotte (1744-1818).
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The box, decorated with a Chinese landscape vignette in India-fashion penwork, relates to one wreathed in the same 'chintz' flowered pattern illustrated in A. Clarke & J. O'Kelly, Antique Boxes, 2003, fig. 118.
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