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Vintage Japanese Go Game Slate and Shell Playing Chips

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Beautiful set of Japanese go game playing chips made from shell and slate. Both chips are house in a simple wooden bowl with lid. Purchased at Takashimaya. This game was invented in ancient China more than 2,500 years ago, and is the oldest board game played today.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 3.5 in. x Dm 5 in.

    H 8.89 cm x Dm 12.7 cm

  • Diameter
    5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Seller location
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU166426280723

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