Photos of Go Artefacts in Britain

This page contains photographs of some Go artefacts in Britain, for example exhibits in museums and stately homes.
It includes paintings, furniture, porcelain and of course Go equipment.
Click on each image to see larger version.

British Museum, London: Chinese Set, Sunjang Baduk Set, Vase and Plate

Chinese Stones Sunjang Baduk set

Ming Vase Chinese Plate

Victoria and Albert Museum, London: Inro, Tray, Picture and Go Set

Japanese Inro       Japanese Food Tray


Picture of Yomei-mon       Detail from real Yomei-mon


Surrounding Chess set       Go bowls

Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London: Tile and Go Set

Tile in Bethnal Green       Go Set in Bethnal Green

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: Stand, Dish and Screen

Stand in Ashmolean Museum       Dish in Ashmolean Museum       Screen in Ashmolean Museum

Cabinet in Ashmolean Museum Shogi Boy in Ashmolean Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford: Go Bowls and Netsuke

Go bowls and stones in the Pitt Rivers       Go bowls and stones in the Pitt Rivers (2007)       Netsuke of puppet on goban in the Pitt Rivers       Netsuke of men in cave in the Pitt Rivers

Maidstone Museum: Figurine, Pot, Tea-pot, Netsuke and Plate

Photos copyright by permission of Maidstone Museum.

Figurine of man and horse in Maidstone   Large pot with samurai in fight in Maidstone   Teapot with calligraphy and Go in Maidstone   Netsuke with Go players in Maidstone    Chinese plate with lady Go players in Maidstone

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth: Stand and Cabinet

Chinese ink stand in the Russell-Cotes Japanese smoking cabinet in the Russell-Cotes Close-up of Japanese smoking cabinet in the Russell-Cotes

Cheltenham Museum: Screen

Screen in Cheltenham

Museum of East Asian Art, Bath: Go jar

Go jar in Bath

Bristol City Museum and Gallery: Brush Holder and Screen

Brush Holder in Bristol   Brush Holder in Bristol  Screen in Bristol

Plymouth Museum: Plate

Plymouth Museum: Plate

Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro: Box with Go Tray

Box with Go tray in Truro

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, Merseyside: Pair of Vases

First of pair showing literature       Second of pair showing Go to left

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London: Ming Jar

Ming Jar with Go Players

Chiddingstone Castle: Casket

Casket in Chiddingstone

The Vyne, Hampshire: Chinese Vase

South front of The Vyne, Hampshire       Chinese vase with Go board in the Library

Wellcome Trust: Print

Kuniyoshi wood block print



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