Ovoid box and fitted lid, oval cross-section, filled with eating utensils. The box is made of wood covered with ray skin and lacquered black. The box contains a brass spoon, a pair of chopsticks each in two halves with screw joints, a knife, a fork and a toothpick or spatula. The utensils have green and white ivory handles.
eating set; spoon (food service); chopsticks (food service); knife (food service); toothpick; eating set container; lid (food service); fork (food service); spatula (food processing & storage)
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