Old Chinese Wood Abacus with Black Glass Beads and Brass Embellishments
An original Chinese abacus with heavy black glass beads The Abacus is a centuries old calculator that has been used in China for eons. Its accuracy and speed are renown.
Dark brown hardwood frame decorated with older brass corner brackets. The beads are in tact placed on the structurally sound brass and bamboo bars. The beads are very tactile and make a great clickety click sound that symbolises prosperity and money being made! A piece of Chinese history that is both useful and decorative. Your guests or children love to figure out these abaci or abacuses - great coffee table pieces.
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L13.5, H6.25, D1.1" when laid flat.