University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBaduk
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
Credit Line:Purchased at/from the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

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 283 black and white pieces (16431F).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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