Baduk Game Piece
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).
Purchased at/from the World's Columbian Exposition
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)
[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
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 92, Fig. 96
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