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Shanghai Mahjong Set, circa 1925

  • Shanghai Mahjong Set, circa 1925
  • Shanghai Mahjong Set, circa 1925
  • Shanghai Mahjong Set, circa 1925

A Fine Chinese Mahjong Set, Shanghai, circa 1925

in a japanned rectangular case, with a sliding lid to the top decorated with Chinese characters, including a set of bone and bamboo tiles:

- 36 Bamboos (1-9)

- 36 Circles (1-9) 

- 36 Characters (1-9) 

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

- 12 Bonus Decorative Tiles 

- 4 North Winds, 4 West Winds, 4 East Winds, 4 South Winds

4 Horn Wind Discs and Dice (all in original wrapping, unused)

together with an instruction pamphlet: ‘Directions of Playing ‘Chinese Game of Four Winds’. 

Stock Reference: JP 2042




Excellent. In a near-mint, unused condition. With the original wax wrapper. The Ming wind discs and dice are still in their original wrapper and have never been used.

A Note From Luke

An unusual Shanghai mahjong set- in superb, unused, near-mint condition. Still in the original wax-paper wrappers and never been used. Recommended.

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