spoon (food processing & storage)

Wooden spoon with an egg-shaped shallow bowl, which is decorated with an incised border and a floral design in the centre. The handle is short and elbowed. The base of the stem is round in cross-section, and then widens and flattens towards a triangular tip. The handle is undecorated.

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