Purchased at/from the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
The baduk game cup consists of 143 polished black pebbles used to play baduk or pebble game (바둑). This unpainted wooden bowl with wooden cover is part of two cups that make up a set. Board (16431A) and two wooden cups (16431B and D) with lids(16431C and E) containing 268(?) black and white pieces (16431F).
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 Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and. : Page/Fig./Plate: 869