spoon (food service)

Metal ladle with a deep round bowl/. The reverse of the bowl is decorated with concentric circles and a flower in the centre. The base of the handle has ‘BIDA’ punched on the back and a star on the front. The middle portion of the handle is twisted into as coil and above this is a flat hollow diamond shape topped with a roughly carved knob.

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