The Dots, perhaps based on Chrysanthemums, one the flowers loved by the Chinese) The bold colors of the Dots make them easy to identify quickly.
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One-of-a-Kind Ruby and Black Obsidian Mahjong Set in Custom Presentation Box. By Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio. The set consists of 144 extra-large tiles: 36 in the Bamboo suit, 36 in the Circle suit (or tongzi), 36 in the Character suit (or wan), 16 Wind tiles, 12 Dragon tiles and 8 bonus tiles (4 Flowers and 4 Seasons), 98 coins and two die. The metal work protecting the ruby tiles was engraved and hand hammered in gold vermeil.
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Sampling of Japanese domestic bone and bamboo mahjong tiles. The set is missing the summer and orchid tiles. The one dot is a dragon chasing a fire pearl. Set is most likely from the 1930s. The flower tiles have brighter paint since they were not used for play. Mah Jongg.
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1930's bone and bamboo 156 tile large and complete mah jong set with exquisite quality tiles and the original box.