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Selection of Chinese export mother-of-pearl gaming counters and collections, armorial and non-armorial.

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Rare armorial silkwinder (6N11)             £ 75
Chinese snowflake silk-winders were popular purchases for the very rich around 1800 - but very few were produced with family crests. This one has the crest of a mermaid ( probably waiting to lead some poor, unsuspecting sailor astray!). And to make it even more special there were two sizes of winder produced. A very special order from Canton. This one in the slightly smaller size.
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