The ancestor to the modern calculator. The abacus is ubiquituous in Chinese-owned shops in the past, such as Chinese medical halls, provision shops, goldsmith shops, etc. This one has 13 columns – the more columns there are, the larger the sums that can be calculated. Variations available, please enquire. Note: To be used with the Chinese balance scale (daching) – one to weigh and one to calculate.
Chinese abacus commonly seen in Chinese-run shops in the past such as the Chinese medical hall, provision shop, goldsmith shop, etc
Categories: Chinese Medical Hall, Office, Rental Services, Shop Tags: Abacus, Chinese Medical Hall, wood
|Dimensions||37 × 18.5 cm|
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