This go set comes from Hyogo. It includes a floor board with legs (total height 25cm), beautiful wooden bowls, and slate & shell stones.
This board is well cared for. It looks like Agathis, with a center-cut (kiura-itame) that shows off the warm heartwood color and the growth lines of a very large tree. The waves of the endgrain make me think Agathis, but it may be pine - both of these woods tend to have a color shift as you leave the heartwood, which you can see near the lower corners. Speaking of the corners, they are in great shape, as are the edges and surface. The legs look well-polished, so that is a good sign the board has been kept clean - along with the ends of the board, the legs have some white wax residue which will clean up easily. It comes with its original paper cover.
The bowls have a beautiful dark color. They are either some kind of heathered keyaki with a dark varnish, or something like mulberry.
The stones are slate and shell, size 25 (7mm). There are 181 black stones. The white stones appear to be Japanese clamshell (hamaguri), but only count 168, and some may be chipped so I will replace those once the set arrives and you have a chance to count the exact number needed. If you remind me, I will include a free 2oz tin of my Monkey Wax when I ship the replacements, so you can use that to take care of the board.
All told, the set weighs 14 kilos.
International seamail shipping from Japan (to almost everywhere) is already included in the purchase price for free - however, this service takes up to 2-3 months. You may upgrade to FedEx shipping by adding this upgrade to your cart. This also means your items will have more room for padding and spend less time in transit, so they are less likely to be damaged by the shipping. In either case you will have a tracking number from the shipping service that you can use to sign up for notifications.
Please understand that this is a vintage item, so it is sold in an as-is condition.