3rd Mar, 2021 10:00

Antiques & Interiors Auction

Lot 246

An early 20th century brass mounted hard-wood cased, mah jong set

An early 20th century brass mounted hard-wood cased, mah-jong set, the case with carrying handles and a sliding front enclosing 5 drawers, with bamboo-backed bone tiles and gambling sticks, cylindrical bone 'wind' markers and small dice in a box, some tiles chipped, 24cm wide x 16.5cm deep x 19cm high; with a mah jong linen cloth and a set of 4 tile racks, two badly chipped ends, and three odd racks (9)

Sold for £130

Condition Report

Case - chips, scratches and dents consistent with age and use. One drawer half of handle present but broken-off.

Tiles, complete, but some with small chips and hairline cracks.

Sundries - dice box chipped. Wind marker box - chipped lower edge and unable to open. Some gambling sticks chipped edges.

Racks - set of 4 one with 2.5cm chip on one end of base, another with 5.5cm chip on one end of base. All with chips, dents and scratches consistent with age and use.

Bidding indicates acceptance of the condition of the lot.  All lots are sold subject to general wear and tear commensurate with age and handling over time and only obvious faults will be mentioned after a visual inspection. If you have particular specialist questions on any lot, please state these before bidding since we cannot and will not provide a forensic examination of any lot but only a general condition report as a guide only. All condition reports given by Halls Holdings Ltd's representatives or agents are statements of opinion and not fact. If you require any further information about any lots in this auction or about bidding please do not hesitate to contact us again.


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