Nov 14, 2008
Apr 11, 2012

A Pair of Chopsticks

A Pair of Chopsticks

청동 젓가락 (靑銅箸)


Part of a set. See all set records


Overall: 26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)

General Income Fund 1918.495


Did you know?

Nowadays Korean still prefer metal chopsticks (stainless steel and brass) to wooden ones.


In Korea, chopsticks made of metal such as brass, silver, and gold were excavated from ancient tombs and ruins dated to the 6th century at the earliest. Burial goods often include utilitarian objects such as table wares and utensils because the dead were believed to need them in the afterlife.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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General Income Fund

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