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#39 Assembly Goban Signed by Yasui Sentetsu

Assembly Goban Signed by the Yasui Sentetsu, the 6th head of the Yasui house said to be made by the Edo era goban master Takanashi Kiyoe 江戸碁盤師 伝高梨清兵衛 六代安井仙哲記囲碁式揮毫 組立碁盤 The dimensions of the goban: Thickness:3.3cm Leg Height:15.6cm Surface of … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #12: Master Hirai Yoshimatsu’s “Cat’s Paw Assembly Goban”

Master Hirai Yoshimatsu’s “Cat’s Paw Assembly Goban” 巨匠平井芳松作「猫足組立碁盤」 Hirai Yoshimatsu (平井芳松) was a master maker of go boards from Osaka born in the early Meiji era. He was said to possess possibly the best board making techniques in history. He … Continue reading

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