Challenge yourself into the world of Japanese chess, Shogi. This wooden board with handcrafted pieces will be perfect for the strategy game enthusiast.
A Shogi board and pieces that both have historical and cultural meaning. The Shogi pieces have been made by a 4th generation craftsman in Tendo City, which is known for producing famous Shogi pieces. The board is made from Katsura Lumber, which has been the go-to wood in creating the Shogi board. Manufactured by a Go Shogi board company that has been operating since the early Showa Period. This set is perfect as a design piece on your table, or even as a gift, as each part of this item is beautifully crafted and packaged.
Okuno Karuta Ten
The Okuno Karuta Shop was established back in 1921 originally named Ikuka Okuno Shoten. As of 1975, they moved their store to their current location and opened sales up to the general consumer. Their second floor of the building is an exhibition, displaying a vast variety of different types of cards and artwork. They not only import a variety of cards and games, but they also produce their own as well. They currently have a variety of indoor games from playing cards to chess pieces.
•With box:13.5w x 14.75d x 1.5h
•Without box: 12.9w x 14.25d x 1h
•Box: 4.25w x 4.5d x 2h
•Piece: 1w x 1.15d x .3h
• Katsura Lumber
• Shogi Board and Koma
• Tokyo, Japan