2006.0030 Game counter (obverse)
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Game counter

  • Category:

    Toys and Games

  • Place of Origin:

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Canton (or Guangzhou), China, Asia

  • Date:

    1728-1730

  • Materials:

    Mother of pearl

  • Techniques:

    Cut, Engraved, Polished

  • Museum Object Number:

    2006.0030


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2006.0030

Object Name

Game counter

Category

Toys and Games

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Bruce Perkins in honor of David Sanctuary Howard

Secondary Place of Origin

Canton (or Guangzhou), China, Asia

Date

1728-1730

Subjects

Armorial device

Materials

Mother of pearl

Techniques

Cut, Engraved, Polished

Dimensions (inches)

3.675 (L)

Dimensions (centimeters)

9.335 (L)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Howard, David Sanctuary. 2003 Chinese Armorial Porcelain. 2.
Armorial mother of pearl game counters: pp. 30-33, including p. 31, no. 11, circular Tower counter, c. 1728
[Book] Howard, David Sanctuary. 2003 Chinese Armorial Porcelain. 2.
Cup and saucer and original manuscript order with Tower arms design: p. 142, D3, Yongzheng, c. 1730, listing punch bowls, teaware, etc.
[Book] Lu, Zhangshen. 2012 Passion for Porcelain: Masterpieces of Ceramics from the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Dish, circular counter and manuscript order for Chinese wares with Tower arms: p. 20, fig 4a-d