Mahjong was said to have been developed by Confucius in about 500BC. It is a wonderfully entertaining game of skill and luck. Comes in an antiqued green leather carrying case with phoenix and dragon paintings on the top. The inside is lined with antique yellow Chinese characters and the tiles are polyresin with the images etched on. This kit comes complete with English instruction booklet and measures 11"L x 8"W.
Please note, this set is a replica of an antique Mahjong set.
The total number of cards (tiles) consists of the following...
3 varieties of "Cardinal cards" of 4 pieces each
4 varieties of "Direction Cards" of 4 pieces each
9 varieties of "Bamboos" cards of 4 pieces for each variety from 1 - 9
9 varieties of "Numbers" cards of 4 pieces for each variety
9 varieties of "Circles" cards of 4 pieces for each variety
2 varieties of "Flowers" cards of 4 pieces for each variety
Total tiles - 144 + 4 blank