Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

counter box with four counters
  • Samuel Pemberton
    active 1700s–1800s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • counter box with four counters, circa 1810
  • Where object was made: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver, mother of pearl
  • Object Height/Diameter: 0.6 x 2.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1/4 x 7/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0178.a-f
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Round box; lid is inscribed with two roses and “NG” in cursive; base is inscribed with an eight-petal flower. Inside, the box contains four mother of pearl discs, each inscribed with a number (1-4).