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Chinese Export Bone Puzzle: Nine Rods and Strings

Chinese Export Bone Puzzle: Nine Rods and Strings


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Trade Arts: Pre 1900: Item # 819800

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A Chinese export bone “ nine rods and strings” puzzle. Length: approx. 16 in. 19th cent.

Perfect condition.

An ingenious arrangement of strings which can be adjusted to create different coloured patterns.

An example can be seen rolled up in the illustration on p. 296 of Crossman: Decorative Arts of the China Trade.