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Good Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924

  • Good Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924
  • Good Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924
  • Good Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924
  • Good Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924

A Good Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1924

the wooden case decorated with a golden dragon, brass carrying handle to the top, the sliding front with Chinese characters, lifting to reveal five drawers with brass handles containing bone and bamboo mounted tiles:

36 Circles (1-9)

36 Characters (1-9)

36 Bamboo (1-9)

12 Dragons (Red, Green and White ie blank)

16 Winds (N, S, W & E)

8 Decorative Bonus Tiles

A quantity of bone scoring sticks

A celluloid wind disc

Set of 4 miniature mahjong dice in a miniature box with sliding lid

Set of 'Mah-jongg' Rules, reprinted 1924

Height: 17cm, 23cm wide, 16cm deep


Stock Reference: JP 2038



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