spoon (food processing & storage)

Wooden spoon with a carved human figure on the handle. The figure is in a seated or crouched position. There is a hat on top of the head, which is tall and narrow, with a hoop shape on top. The arms are crossed along the knees. The eyes are large and protrude from the face. There are several small chips and breaks in the bowl.

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