lid (food service)

Ovoid shaped eating set container consisting of a main section with a block of wood inside cut out into the shapes of the utensils so that they all sit inside. The lid is held on with green cord that runs through the main section and out through a hole in the base and tied in a decorative knot. The cord also runs out of the top of the lid through a hole and is looped at the top so the lid is fully removable. The container is wood in structure with red paper inside the lid with a Chinese character printed on it. The outside is covered in ray skin and lacquered in black.

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