spoon (food processing & storage)

Long-handled wooden spoon. The bowl has a pointed base. The base of the handle has an elbow, and the handle tapers towards the tip. The handle is flat on the top, and rounded below. There is a small area of engraved design between the bowl and handle, which has been stained black. The whole spoon appears to be stained with a dark red or brown pigment, and the handle has been pierced near the tip.

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