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Japanese chess.

A board game for two players, with the a board of 81 squares (nine by nine) sith 20 pices each of eight different ranks. (*)

All these pictures are made by cutting figures out from Japanese Paper (Washi) with a blade.

Librairie Seizan of KYOTO  Established 1996

English Explanation Referance :

(*) "Dictionary of Japanese Culture" by K.Setsuko & G.A.Crane /1991. Heian, Japan

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