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Lot 35D: New England Huge Cherry Turned Painted Wooden Dough Bowl 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: We are pleased to offer this early rare antique hand turned large paint decorated wooden cherry dough bowl from New England circa early 1800s for your consideration. The antique wooden dough bowl was hand turned from a single piece of cherry wood, which grows in New England. There is an inch wide collar on the antique wooden dough bowl. This deep and wide wooden antique bowl is slightly out of round with a beehive shape, and a large flat base for resting. Turning lines can be seen on the outside of the antique cherry wooden dough bowl. The antique cherry dough bowl is paint decorated with traditional New England deep red wash stain that was used in New England to protect wooden treen pieces. The inside of the early antique cherry wooden dough bowl has imperfections from the use of almost two centuries (see photos)! This large antique cherry early wooden dough bowl, was the workhorse in the early American kitchen, and was not a decorative piece. The antique dough bowl is slightly out of round that is characteristic of being handmade.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with age appropriate wear and patina.
Dimensions: 19 inches wide, 6 Inches high, and 60 inches round in circumference.