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Object Name Set, Mah-Jongg
Date 1920s-1930s ca
Maker China
Material Wood/Bronze
Description Mah-jongg box, Rosewood box stained red with bronze corner pieces and two bronze handles at top for carrying. Five wood drawers with small metal tabs that flatten to pull out or store properly. Front piece slides up and down to secure drawers in place, Buddha engraved on front. Small bone jar with top and three small round Mah-jongg tiles inside and small box with four dice found inside drawers. Stamped on bottom, "Made in China"
a. Mah-jongg box
b. Front cover
c-g. Drawers
h-l. Mah-jongg tiles
m-q. Box and dice
Dimensions H-6.5 W-9.25 D-6 inches
Collection Games & Toys
Catalog Number 2014.013.0001a-q
Imagefile 098\2014.013.0001a-g.jpg
Species Mah-jongg
Owned by The Waldheim, Big Moose, NY