eating set

Set of eating implements consisting of a case containing a pair of chopsticks, tooth pick and a knife. The bluish green tubular case has a bamboo frame covered in shagreen with brass mounts and an ivory base. The chopsticks and tooth pick are made of ivory and the eating knife has an bone handle and metal blade. One of the chopsticks is bent. This eating set is for travelling use and can be hung from a belt.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: