Chopstick Set card

Chopstick Set

50.31.33

Currently not on display

A chopstick set consisting of two chopsticks, a knife and a holder, attached to the holder is a tablet woven silk braid in red and blue, with accents of green and white, with a long red and blue tassel at the end. The holder is decorated in shagreen with eight inlaid bone or ivory horses, this is bound with two iron bands at the top, with an additional brass loop from which the braid is attached. The knife has a single-edged blade with two parallel groves running down the length on both sides. The handle is made of a pale wood, bone and ivory and it is secured to the blade with eight iron pins.