Fish chopping-knife

identifier

ID 197

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 88.0795 L=27,5cm WD=9,5cm WT=300gr

holotype

MOT V 96.0055 L=40cm WD=9,5cm WT=400gr. Inscription: J.C.
description

Chopper with a heavy, elongated or curved blade that is fixed in a straight handle and used to chop fish into pieces. It is distinguishable from the single-handed meat cleaver because it is lighter and has a rounded, thinner blade. The cut is straight or convex. [MOT]