spoon (food processing & storage)

Spoon carved from a single piece of wood with a large shallow rounded bowl with a chip on one edge. The handle is broad and slightly diamond-shaped in cross-section, the reverse has an intricately carved design with incised lines, numerous triangles and an animal shape, possibly feline in form. The handle is pierced at the tip.

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