Antique French rustic wooden primitive deep bowl with matching dairy spoon or paddle


Shipping to United States: $55.32

A delightfully rustic handmade antique deep and chunky bowl with matching dairy spoon or paddle.
The implement would have been used in the dairy for skimming cream and stirring milk, and other processes of making cheese and butter.
The item was made in primitive fashion in the workshops at the farm where is was used, traditionally on a French farm everything the family needed was handmade from materials sourced from the land by the resident woodworker from pieces of timber felled on the rural farm, along with other items such as small stools for the milking parlour, bread paddles to move the loaves in the bread oven, butter pats and moulds, gates and fences for the livestock and even plates and bowls for the table.

The bowl has wonderful wear and patina. There are some splotches of paint on one side, and a small notch in the rim but otherwise it's in excellent condition for the age. The spoon shows signs of extensive wear, one side is worn away where it was used to scrape and beat the butter or cheese curd.
Size approx bowl 34cm diameter, 2cm thick rim, 8cm deep. Spoon L26cm, W8cm, D2.5cm

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Our items are carefully selected antique and vintage pieces from France and they show the character and charm of years of use. We do not sell new or reproduction items so you can expect to find signs of the age and life that the piece has led. We believe this history adds to the story of an item. Obvious damage and faults will always be mentioned in our descriptions but minor age-related condition issues are not considered a detriment.

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