Vintage hand carved and engraved Dan Ceremonial Spoon from the late 20th century.
These ceremonial ladles, known as wunkirmian or wakemia(which translates as "spoon associated with feasts") are badges of prestige acknowledging an individual woman for her incomparable generosity.They are symbols of status and the bearer of spiritual powers. The quality of craftsmanship and complexity of design are constitutive of the work’s importance.
Due to the handmade and vintage nature, expect natural imperfections that come with natural material and handmade artistry. Due to the vintage nature, this piece may have cracks and splits in the wood as well as abrasions, patina loss and areas of wear to the surface of the wood. See photos for the condition of the item.
Lightly dust to clean. No cleaners or polish.
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