Tian Jiu Tiles
Heavens and Nines Tiles
|Native Name||Tian Jiu 天九|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||19th Century - 1930's|
Incomplete set Tian Jiu, 天九, or Heavens and Nines tiles or Chinese Dominoes. 10 rectangular ivory and black painted wood tiles. Depressions on one side painted in black and red with red, blue and green incised motifs carved in ivory including flowers, rabbit, dragon, and symbols of the immortals such as fan, sword and flywisk.
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