Chinese Chess Board

Chinese Chess Pieces


From: Johore | Malay Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 16434
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Johore | Malay Peninsula
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Pigment

Chinese chessboard with 32 men attached. Papan dasn. Rectangular board, checkers attached to it. Each of the narrow ends has 9 checkers lining it, a third of the way and two thirds of the way across is a row with five in each and in between the two rows on each side closer to the second row is a row with two in it spaced opposite the second one at the border edge and opposite the space between the first and second on the inner row. Painted red. Indented lines on the board. Rectangles and diagonals on the checkers.

Height 4 cm
Length 48 cm
Width 32 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Sultan of Johore (through his agent Rounsevelle Wildman), 1893
Other Number 9 - Other Number

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