A scarce little George III period silver and mother or pearl gaming counter box with its original 6 mother of pearl gaming counters. The mother of pearl lid wonderfully engraved with the tale of the fox and the crow from Aesop's fables. Having plain mother of pearl base and unmarked but guaranteed silver body. Each counter made from a thin sheet of mother of pearl which was then engraved with two flowers to one face, and one flower to the other face (each hand engraved flower slightly different), a chevron border to each edge. This is a rare addition to your gaming collection.

Size: Box 1 3/8" diameter by 3/8" tall, each counter 1 1/8" diameter.

Condition: Very good, minor rim nicks to one or two of the counters forgiven by their vast age.

A super little counters box waiting for a new guardian. See our slightly later 1840s counter box in last image, retailed separately.

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ITEM ID
TA12738
COLOR
Silver
STYLE
George III
ORIGIN
England • English
PURPOSE
Boxes
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Trinity Antiques

Georgian Whist Counter Box, Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl, Aesop's Fables The Fox and The Crow C 1800

$475


    Unique, quality antiques direct from The Cotswolds, England for sustainable home interiors.
    Curated with love. Celebrating 11 wonderful years on Ruby Lane and Platinum shop status.

    Platinum

    since 2011

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