bowl (food processing & storage)

Wooden bowl, carved from a single piece of wood in the shape of cock. The exteriors of the head and tail are covered with intricate carved designs, and stained green. The comb and other parts of represented plumage have been stained red. The end of the tail is inscribed 'S.K.S. 1734'. Upper half of interior is stained red while the lower section is polished natural wood. The bowl has a flat base.

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