Matchbox containing nine hand-carved ivory dice. The box is made of wood and cardboard, and is secured with masking tape. The lid of the box is transparent acrylic plastic. There is a piece of cotton wadding at either end of the matchbox, keeping the dice secure. The dice are white ivory, with black or red painted dots etched into them.
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