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Chopsticks, Knife And Case (Japan), mid-19th century

This is a Chopsticks, knife and case. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is wood, bamboo, brass, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Harrison Salisbury.

Its dimensions are

a: L:23.4 x W:5 x H: 5 b. L:23.4 x W:5 x H: 5 c: L: 27.5 x W:2 x H: 1.2 d: L: 20.2 x W: 4 x H: 2.5

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Chopsticks, Knife And Case (Japan), mid-19th century; wood, bamboo, brass, ivory; a: L:23.4 x W:5 x H: 5 b. L:23.4 x W:5 x H: 5 c: L: 27.5 x W:2 x H: 1.2 d: L: 20.2 x W: 4 x H: 2.5; Gift of the Estate of Harrison Salisbury; 1995-173-3-a/e

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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