This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Three girls wearing traditional Korean attire can be seen playing tja-ssei or jackstones (자쎄). One of the girls is seen throwing a coin into the air from a pillow holding three other coins. Two other girls sit with their hands on their legs next to her. Some of the lead white paint has blackened over time. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. There are 22 other watercolor paintings in the collection illustrating Korean games and rendered by the same artist, Gisan (기산) of Choryang, Korea.
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 58, plate XIII
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 58, plate XIII
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