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A fine late 18th century sycamore ale scoop, having a protruding handle, all turned from a single piece of wood. The grooved rim is above a deep bowl, with good pole lathe turnings. The exterior has a ribbed base, which forms a foot. There is a small shrinkage crack beside the handle. The whole has a lovely warm colour and patination.

For reference see Treen for the Table by Jonathan Levi page 130.


English Circa 1780


13 in. (33cm.) Wide 3½ in. (9 cm.) High 8 in.(20.5 cm.) Diameter

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