playing cards; playing card box

Box of Dasavatari Ganjifa playing cards in various colours all with red backs, and round in shape. Some portray some exploits of Vishnu, his avatars and other scenes. The box is painted in red, yellow and green to portray a man seated, perhaps a depiction of Vishnu, and has a sliding top. There are 115 playing cards representing ten suits, one for each avatar of Vishnu, with the first court card, the King, missing from each suit.

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