Print of game board - ROM2014_14019_1

ROM2014_14019_1

Print of game board

Medium:Woodblock print on paper
Geography: China
Date: first half 20th century
Period: Chinese Republic
Object number: 969.169.18
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. L. C. Walmsley
Not on view
DescriptionShi'erxiang (The Twelve Zodiac Animals). The 12 zodiac animals as well as mythical and wild beasts are depicted in a spiral arrangement in this dice game. Although each player wants to arrive at the centre square as quickly as possible, the outcome is determined by pure luck.
Collection:
China
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