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Korean, an unusual Yi Dynasty Eating Set

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1203242 (stock# AK-572-cg)

 Korean, an unusual Yi Dynasty Eating Set
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CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
425+516+9921


$550.00 

Unusual due to it's robust size, this eating set was possibly made for a warrior or active member of the nobility. It is comprised of a large, well crafted knife with a bone hilt, a metal spear with bone hilt and two metal chopsticks. These are housed in a metal scabbard which is covered in ray skin and bound with brass. There are two rings on the back of the scabbard which served to bind the eating set to the sash or belt. There is some rust and areas of light pitting on sections of the va ...click for details

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