Welsh Dolphin spoon Sold
A carved Dolphin shaped sycamore spoon with carved decoration to the handle.
North Wales circa 1850
7″ wide x 1¾” wide x ¾” high
…….Caernarfonshire seems to have evolved a wooden spoon of a definite type, and the feature characteristic of this type (even shown in the love-spoon of the county) is a strengthening and ridging of the stem until it is often dolphin-shaped….From the “Guide to the collection of Welsh Folk crafts & Industries” by Iorwerth Peate. National Museum of Wales 1935