spoon (food processing & storage)

Carved, wooden spoon with a human figure forming the handle. The figure has a large head with a narrow, elongated hat or hair style with incised decoration. The short plinth the figure is standing on has some small notches carved into it. The bowl of the spoon has some chips missing. The wood is dark with a reddish-brown mottled effect.

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