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麻將 majiang (Mahjong game blocks and box)
  • China
  • 麻將 majiang (Mahjong game blocks and box), early 1900s
  • Where object was made: China
  • ivory, wood, bamboo, brass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.87 x 20.95 x 13.33 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3797

Box containing ivory blocks with bamboo backing. The box is colored reddish brown and is decorated with brass trimmings in the corners. There are (fake?) chinese characters on the cover of the box.