Go-game table 碁盤 (goban) complete with go-stones

Price:  450,00

Heavy solid wooden Go-game table 碁盤 (goban) complete with go-stones 碁石 (go-ishi). The top of the gaming table is made of solid wood, so it has a beautiful continuous grain with a nice patina. Raised by faceted baluster feet in a darker hue.

The boxes of the stones are made of dark precious Keyaki wood (Zelkova – “Japanese oak”) in a dark brown colour. The white go-stones are made from the bivalve shell hamaguri 蛤 cockles, and the black ones are from Nachiguroishi, it is a fine type of slate from Kumano in the province of Mie.

The table is in a very good original condition with traces of age –brown spotting- at the sides and minimal use. Some of the go-stones have traces of usage, which is quite common. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

Period: Japan – Shôwa period (1926-1989).

Size Go-table:
Height 25.8 cm, Width 45.1 cm, Depth 41 cm, top thickness 14.1 cm.
Weight 11.0 kg.

Size of the two boxes of the go-stones:
Height 10 cm, Diameter 12.5 cm.

Size black stones:
Height 0.7 cm, Diameter 2.3 cm.
Size white stones:
Height 0.7 cm, Diameter 2.2 cm.

Go, also known as “Igo” or “Baduk,” is a strategic board game originating from ancient China but widely popularized in Japan. Played on a grid board, the objective is to surround and capture the opponent’s stones by strategic placement and movement. Go is renowned for its simple rules but complex gameplay, involving deep strategic thinking, spatial awareness, and intuition. With a profound cultural significance, it has been embraced as an art form and a means of personal growth. Go is celebrated for its elegance, aesthetic appeal, and emphasis on harmony, making it a cherished and enduring game in Japanese culture.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : B4028


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