Condition: Excellent, no damages or chips. About Kaiawase MATCHING Game Shells : It originally played among the noblewomen in Kyoto from as early as the 9th century right through until the end of the 19th century.
A full set of kaiawase - 360 shells - was a prized addition to a brides wedding gifts. Perfectly fitting pairs of clam shells were painted with matching images, thus, the game symbolized a happy marriage. The item "Japanese Vintage Set of Two Hand Painted KAIAWASE MATCHING GAME Shells" is in sale since Wednesday, December 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Other Japanese Collectibles".The seller is "hiddenpearl94" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Sri lanka, Uruguay, Russian federation.