Inspired by the ancient Eastern traditions of patience, strategic thought and improvisation, this Chinese checkers set is not only a delight to use, it's also a beautifully conceived objet d'art. Created by skilled artisans in China's Guangdong province, this set features a stunning hexagonal carrying case highlighted by a thin exterior layer of red-leather which is hand-painted.
Inspired by centuries of Chinese artwork, the lid is adorned with traditionally symbolic motifs: birds, butterflies and peonies. The sturdy wooden playing board is hand-painted with touches of gold, while the six wells store a rainbow of pearly tokens, the brilliant orbs that are nearly synonymous with this classic board game. An elegant accent for your home decor, this quixotic masterpiece will provide you with hours of entertainment. Measures 14 inches wide x 12.5 inches long x 1.5 inches high.
AsiaEXP brings you authentic, handmade goods from a variety of world cultures. With this purchase, you are not only receiving a gorgeous handicraft, you are also supporting a great cause. By shopping with us, you help to sustain the talented individuals making this fine product and preserve the rich cultural heritage of East Asia. The handcrafted nature of this product will cause minor differences in design, color and sizing. Subtle variations will occur from piece to piece, adding to the unique quality of individual creations. Measurements may vary slightly.