Antique Japanese Shibayama Whist Bridge Counter Marker

Beautiful Antique Japanese Whist Counter

1880s

Shows signs of wear and use. 2 inlaid birds are missing.

Measures 3 1/2" in length by 2 1/4 " width by 3/8" thick.

Wooden base hand painted with gold lacquered flowers

The Shibayama markers are inlaid with various types of birds and insects of mother of pearl