cutter (food processing & storage)

Cutter used for slicing fish and vegetables. There is an S-shaped blade which lies on its side with the tip in a slot that allows the blade to pivot up and down. The blade is smooth and sharp on the underside and a decorative top side. The blade has some decoration in yellow and red. The base is wooden and carved in an elaborate shape.
label: black with white handwriting

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