Dexter Russell 8" Chinese cleaver. Carbon steel blade with turned wood handle. Made in USA. 307grams, 200mm cutting edge, 370mm overall length.
The blade is NOT stainless. Keep clean, dry, and oiled in wet and salty environments to avoid rust. No dishwasher.
Founded in 1818, as the Harrington Cutlery Company, and merging with the John Russell Cutlery Company in 1834, Dexter-Russell is the largest and oldest U.S. knife maker still doing business today. They continue to make a large selection of old-school carbon steel butcher knives and tools, as well as the ubiquitous white handled kitchen standbys. They are located in Southbridge, Massachusetts.