Chinese traditional folding knife
This is a common chinese traditional folding knife. It’s a strong knife, being used by peasants or fishermen for all kind of works.
The hooked blade is made of forged carbon steel with “crude forged” aspect (mean that the steel is left just as it was when taken out of the forge fire). The forged buckle is usually used with leather strips for holding the knife. The hilt is polished stag.