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Travelling Eating Utensils

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1397
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Travelling Eating Utensils, China, 19th century, trousse with gilt copper mounts pierced and engraved with the eight precious emblems, scabbard of rosewood, with a pair of ivory chopsticks and two knives with bone ivory hilts, lg. 17 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

China, Asian cuisine, Chopsticks, Copper, Ivory, Japanese cuisine, Korean cuisine, Vietnamese cuisine