An exceptional antique Chinese gold and black lacquer games box raised on four paw feet with a domed lift off cover decorated with figural landscape panels in gilded lacquer colours on a black ground. The cover lifts off to reveal five lidded removable counter boxes of exceptional quality and condition each decorated with figural landscapes to the cover and with floral sprigs around the sides. The games box does not have counters and has cartouche containing the monogram B to the cover and is not otherwise marked.
Provenance: from the private collection of a gentleman.
Origin : China
Manufacture Date : Early 19th Century
Materials : Lacquer