L310xW180 (when folded)

W400xH250, China

This is a holder for Buddhism script that is made of bamboo, it can be folded for easy transportation.  Since its invention over 1000 year ago, it has also been adopted to be used as a book stand.  The angle of the tilt for the book can be adjusted to suit the position of the reader.  It was one of the stationary items for the wealthy scholars which is now all to be replaced by the mighty ipad.

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