Old Wooden Moroccan Berber Sugar Hammer
Old Moroccan Amazigh (Berber) wooden sugar hammer decorated with traditional geometric designs. These hammers were used to break larger cones of sugar into smaller chunks which were then placed in a teapot to sweeten mint tea. In good vintage condition.
27.7 cm (l) x 10.0 cm () x 3.6 cm (d)
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