Antique Mother of Pearl Gaming Counter 18 Karat Gold/Silver Ring

This ring features an antique, mother-of-pearl Chinese gambling counter with motifs dating back to the 18th century. the counter was originally carved in China for export to Britain. The British used these mother of pearl pieces much like we would use a poker chip. (Please refer to the history of the gaming counter, shown along with additional photographs of this piece.) The mother-of-pearl piece measures 13mm in diameter. Rectangular Mother of Pearl Gaming Counter (22x17mm) with 18k white and yellow gold; 2 Ceramic bands to flank the ring.