Nov 19, 2008



청동 젓가락 (靑銅箸)


Overall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

General Income Fund 1917.326


Did you know?

In contrast to the Chinese and Japanese, Koreans 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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