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Baduk Game Piece

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Native Name:
Baduk
Object Number:
16431F
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Korean
Provenience:
Korea
Date Made:
19th Century - 1893
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1893
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Shell
Slate
Description:
One of the baduk game cup contains 143 polished black pebbles while the other one contains 140 irregular pieces of polished white shells. These pebbles and shells were used to play baduk or pebble game (바둑). Board (16431A) and two wooden cups (16431B and D) with lids (16431C and E) containing 268 (?) black and white pieces (16431F).
Credit Line:
Purchased at/from the World's Columbian Exposition

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Culin, R. S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Msueum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton STates and. : Page/Fig./Plate: 869
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[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 92, Fig. 96
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