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19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks

19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1910: Item # 1169804
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese metal chopsticks decorated with some engraving and connected with a length of chain. The metal is paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc extensively used in China for export objects in the 18th and 19th centuries. Well made, feel very pleasant to hold, wonderful patina. Length 8 1/4 inches.