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Emil Milan Pair of Sculptural Hand Carved Salt Spoons

$500per set

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A lovely pair of hand-sculpted spoons for salting by American master woodworker, Emil Milan. An ingenious design that reflects the artist's abundant creativity along with his disdain for any sort of waste (these spoons were often made from scraps resulting from larger works), each features a crescent-shaped bowl dotted with precisely-carved holes that release grains of salt just as desired upon shaking. Petite works of art on their own with the added bonus of functionality by one of our favourite studio craftsmen. Be sure and visit our storefront for other examples of Milan's work. Priced as a pair Each appears to be walnut and are slightly different sizes in length: 3.75" long and 3.13".

Details

  • Creator
    Emil Milan (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1 in. (2.54 cm)Width: 3.75 in. (9.53 cm)Depth: .5 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    American Craftsman (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good condition with some losses to original finish on bowls where in contact with salt as one would expect.
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU882618229192

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $20 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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