Go game - Kaya wood - High class thick & heavy Go board made of Kaya wood ! Complete with a set of stones in Keyaki boxes - Japan - Shōwa period (1926-1989)

Description
Go game - Kaya wood - High class thick & heavy Go board made of Kaya wood ! Complete with a set of stones in Keyaki boxes - Japan - Shōwa period (1926-1989)
Very good condition, see description - 30.5×45.5×42.5 cm

High class thick and heavy Go board made of Kaya wood ! Complete with a set of stones in Keyaki (Zelkova) wooden boxes. The white ones made of polished marble, the black ones made of slate.
Kaya wood is prized for the construction of Go boards and Shogi boards because of its beautiful yellow-gold color, fine and uniform ring texture, and the sonic quality of the click of a stone on its surface. The tree is protected in Japan because of its scarcity due to past overcutting (Wikipedia). Weight: 16 kg. In very nice original condition. Hardly any signs of use. Including original cardboard paper cover.

Thickness of the board: 18 cm.
Total height of the Go board: 30,5 cm. Go stone containers: Height: 9, 5m. Diameter: 13, 5 cm.

Lot details
Object
Go game
Material
Kaya wood
Period
Shōwa period (1926-1989)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
High class thick & heavy Go board made of Kaya wood ! Complete with a set of stones in Keyaki boxes
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
30.5×45.5×42.5 cm
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