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Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s

  • Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s
  • Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s
  • Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s
  • Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s

A Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, 1920s

the stained wooden case with brass mounts and carrying handles, sliding lid to the front with Chinese characters revealing two drawers, the smaller upper drawer including: a selection of bone scoring sticks, four miniature bone dice (in a wooden box with a sliding lid) and catalin wind disc, the lower larger drawer including a set of bone and bamboo tiles:

-36 Circles (1-9)

-36 Characters (1-9)

-36 Bamboos (1-9)

-16 Winds (N, S, E & W)

-8 Bonus Flower Tiles (1-4)

-4 Red Dragons, 4 Green Dragons, 4 White Dragons (ie blank)

Sold with a rules pamphlet.

Height: 12cm

Depth: 14.6cm

Width: 21cm

Stock Reference: JP 2020

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Good. Brass hinges intact. Crack to back panel on box. Tiles good. Sold with a rules pamphlet by Max Robertson.

A Note From Luke

Compact two-drawer version of the classic 1920s Shanghai Mahjong Set. The tiles are kept in one drawer.

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