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Good Shanghai Mahjong Set, circa 1925

  • vintage antique mahjong set for sale
  • vintage antique mahjong set for sale
  • vintage antique mahjong set for sale
  • vintage antique mahjong set for sale

A Good Shanghai Export Mahjong Set, circa 1925

the hardwood case inlaid with bone decoration, with 'silver-metal' carrying handles and decorative floral mounts, the sliding front lifting to reveal five drawers, including a set of bone and bamboo inlaid tiles:

-36 Circles (1-9)

-36 Characters (1-9)

-36 Bamboo (1-9)

-4 Red Dragon, 4 Green Dragon, 4 White Dragon (ie Blank)

-16 Wind Tiles (North, South, East and West)

- 8 Bonus Tiles (Trees, Flowers & Fauna)

- 4 Further blank tiles, a collection of bone scoring sticks, six miniature dice in a wooden box with a sliding lid and Ming Pot with four wind discs.

-Chad Valley Co. Ltd instruction pamphlet

Width: 23.6cm, Height: 16.5cm, Depth: 16.5cm

Stock Reference: JP 1960

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Condition

Good. Elaborate bone inlay. Crack to the bottom of one of the trays. Tiles excellent with very little rubbing.  Paper instruction pamphlet stained to the front. A nice example of a 1920s Shanghai Export mahjong set.

A Note From Luke

Nice example of a Shanghai Export mahjong set of a larger size. Elaborate bone inlay and decorative silver or white-metal mounts.

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