ANTIQUE FULLY CARVED CHINESE EBONY & BONE MAH JONG SET CIRCA 1920'S. This set is so rare for the carvings, it is a fully-carved mahjong set. And the ebony backings cause it to be extremely rare and costly. The tile faces are bovine bone, the tile backs are ebony. All 146 tiles are herringbone ebony and bovine bone, as shown in the photos There are 144 carved tiles, 2 blank tiles.
The bamboo suit is carved with shou, Chinese characters. The one bamboo is a phoenix bird. The dot suit is carved with peaches, they represent longevity. The crack suit has borders with lotus flowers.
The white dragons are bordered. The green dragons, red dragons, east wind, west wind, south wind and north winds all have animal borders. The set was made circa 1920-30s.
The box with the dice is made from bovine bone as well as the dice. The counting sticks are bovine bone. The round disc is a directional indicator, made from plastic. The flower tiles are the tiles with the men on them. Each set of four tells a different story.The brass fitments are to repair the leather carrying box The photos are an integral part of the description. If additional photos are required, please request them.
Photos are of the actual item you will receive. Please let me know if you are interested in other items so I will combine the invoice for you. Txzj pxzj34199 txzj40 txzj56 txzj64. The item "ANTIQUE FULLY CARVED CHINESE EBONY & BONE MAH JONG SET CIRCA 1920'S" is in sale since Friday, February 12, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "mjg17" and is located in Jupiter, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.