c.1780 QUEEN CHARLOTTE'S OWN vRARE UK ROYAL ARMORIAL CHINESE.MOTHERo'PEARL TOKEN For Sale
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c.1780 QUEEN CHARLOTTE'S OWN vRARE UK ROYAL ARMORIAL CHINESE.MOTHERo'PEARL TOKEN:
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The Beautiful Pearl Used To Craft These Rare Counters Has Been Out Of Existence For Over 200 Years ~
This Fine Quality Mother.of Pearl Gem Allows For A Lovely Match With Fresh Water and Cultured Pearls.
Both Sides Shown Scan 150% & 200% Actual Size: 45mm. x 33mm. or inches. 1-3/4" x 1-5/16".
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HEIRLOOM SWIVEL PENDANT ~ Allowing Both Beautiful & Important Armorial Sides To Be Worn
Making Two Beautiful Pendants In One.
All Chinese Engraved Pearl Bought From My Collection
Come With Detailed Authenticity Certificates & History
THIS SPECIAL ROYAL COLLECTORS ITEM IS A GEM OF THE MASTER CRAFTSMAN'S SKILL
All Solid Gold Used On My Heirloom Designs - No Hollow Gold Used
Give The Perfect Gift ~ Investment Fine Mother of Pearl Jewelry
THESE ARE THE FINEST PEARL COUNTERS SELECTED FOR THEIR JEWELRY QUALITY
MORE ABOUT THIS ITEM
Engraved Pearl Counters Were Ordered By The British.
This One Was Made Circa 1780 Canton, China
Part of a Specially Ordered Set With Matching Porcelain Dinner Service
For QUEEN CHARLOTTE WIFE of GEO. III ENGLAND
SHOWING ROYAL FULL ARMORIAL HERALDRY
Made Circa 1780 Canton, China.
Give A Great Gift with an Authenticity Certificate
Museum & Investment Quality
SEE THE HISTORY SECTION BELOW
From The Ching Dynasty Of The Period Of Emperor Ch'ien Lung
INVESTMENT JEWELRY ~ NOW DESIGNED INTO AN HEIRLOOM One-of-a-Kind PENDANT
THIS FINELY HAND-MADE ROUNDED 14k GOLD BEZEL AROUND THIS GEM IS MADE TO LAST
AND & PROTECT THE PEARL ON BOTH SIDES
Circa 1780, BEAUTIFUL QUALITY PENDANT One-of-a-Kind HAND ENGRAVED
ANTIQUE CHINESE MOTHER~of~PEARL GAMING COUNTER
FULL COAT OF ARMS OF ENGLAND ONE SIDE SHOWING:
Houses of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz & Geo.III House of Hanover
CROWN of ENGLAND EMBLEM, LION & UNICORN SUPPORTS
OTHER SIDE SHOWS QUEEN CHARLOTTE'S ROYAL INITIALS:
CR CHARLOTTE REGINA UNDER THE CROWN of ENGLAND
Queen Charlotte b.1738 - d.1820
MY store HAS MAINLY 14k FINE JEWELRY &
MANY ITEMS SIMILAR TO MATCH THIS PENDANT
PENDANTS, BEAD & PEARL NECKLACES; EARRINGS & BRACELET ETC.,
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SWIVEL DESIGNS BELOW THAT WILL ALLOW EITHER SIDE TO BE WORN
#1 SAMPLE DESIGN
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Fine Quality - A Lovely Match For Fresh Water or Cultured Pearls.
The craftsmanship is very fine and clean and the pearl is also of very fine quality.
Counters over 200 years old with scenes crafted between 1780-1800 were
of the period of China's highest craftsmanship when it reached its peak.
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RARE & ONLY BEAUTIFUL QUALITY ANTIQUE CHINESE MOTHER~of~PEARL GAMING COUNTERS, FROM THE CHING DYNASTY Of THE PERIOD Of EMPEROR CH'IEN LUNGNOW MADE INTO FINE 14K GOLD HEIRLOOM JEWELRY BY A MASTER JEWEL-SMITH
NOW MADE INTO FINE 14k Gold HEIRLOOM JEWELRY BY A MASTER JEWEL-SMITHNOW MADE INTO FINE 14k Gold HEIRLOOM JEWELRY BY A MASTER JEWEL-SMITHTo Find My Large Collection Of Antique Chinese Mother Of Pearl Gaming Counters/Chips And For Collectors Of Antiques Contact Me For More Information And See More Jewelry In My Store or Talk
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These fine Counters are one-of-a-kind gems of Chinese Art, all hand engraved, mostly around 200 plus years ago. If you are looking for high quality Counters, craftsmanship in China reached its peak in the period from 1780 - 1800. Often crafted now into exquisite pieces of jewelry, they were originally gambling counters made during the 'Ching' Dynasty, the last Dynasty of Imperial China. They were designed for the British who ordered them in boxed sets through the Far East India Company, trading with China in this period.
"Things of Beauty can become the source of purity, happiness, and inspiration; works of art can ennoble and raise the consciousness of people."
Most of the counters would have been made while the brilliant Philosopher - Emperor, Ch'ien Lung was in power 1736 - 1796. This peaceful period of the Ching Dynasty, was famous for its superior art work, reaching its height in craftsmanship around c.1780 - c.1800. The exceptionally high quality of craftsmanship exhibited by these pieces can even be noted at extremely high magnification. The equally beautiful heavily carved counters are cut from thicker pearl shell, and would have been carved c.1800 - c.1820, around the period when another Philosopher - Ruler, 'Chia Ching' was Emperor.Most of the pieces show story-poem scenes of people in various life situations,both at work and at play, often employing a literary or counseling pose.Other items frequently portrayed are animals, birds, fish and insects. These symbolic scenes are thought to be the master craftsman's interpretation of Emperor Chien Lung's 34,000 philosophical poems written to bring China and her people back to a state of spirituality and peace after the preceding,long and warring 'Ming' dynasty.The 34,000 poems were a summation of many of the Chinese philosophies from the past, especially those of Confucius, Loa-tzu and Mencius.
Crafting Of These Counters Was Never Recorded; They Cannot Be Reproduced Today.
These Works Of Art Are Antique Investment Quality Items As Well As Wonderful Focal Points For Exquisite Jewelry-
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