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Charming Chinese Export Mahjong Set, 1920s

A Charming Chinese Export Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s

the red wood case mounted with scrolled brass handles and floral motifs, with a sliding front incised with Chinese characters, and revealing five drawers with bone handles, including polychrome decorated bone and bamboo tiles:

36 Characters

36 Bamboos

36 Circles

4 Red Dragons, 4 White Dragons (ie blank) and 4 Green Joker Tiles (depicting a horse)

8 Bonus Tiles (Flowers & Seasons)

16 Winds (North, South, East & West)

Collection of bone scoring sticks, four dice and a sliding wind indicator disc (N, S, W & E)

Width: 21cm

Height: 15cm (with handles folded flat)

Depth: 14cm 

Each tile: 1.8cm wide

Stock Reference: JP 



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