stove model; cooking container models (food processing & storage); shovel model (food processing & storage); tongs model (food processing & storage)

Lead model of a wood-burning cooking stove with two fire chambers that are packed with cotton wool and pieces of dried plant material. There are two shallow handleless woks that sit on top of the stove, and also a shovel and a pair of tongs. The tongs are broken. A chimney pole is detached but still present. Stoves of this type are used in all kinds of cooking including rice.

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