spoon (food processing & storage)

Spoon carved from a single piece of wood, with an elongated bowl, which curves upwards to a pointed tip. The handle is flat and rounded, with carved geometric designs, and is pierced with a semicircular hole. There is a squared protrusion extending from the tip of the handle.

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