spoon (food processing & storage)

Wooden spoon with a shallow oval bowl with a chip out of it at the top. There are small square carvings where the bowl joins the handle on the front and back. There is also a carved wooden ring to one side where the bowl joins the handle, and there was once one on the other side which has since broken off.

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