spoon (food processing & storage)

Double-ended wooden spoon made from a single piece of wood, with two shallow spatulate bowls. One bowl is larger than the other, and has four toothed incisions carved at the base on either side. The smaller bowl is toothed all the way around the rim. The rims of both bowls have been blackened.

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