This vintage monkey pod wood divided condiment bowl was designed in the midcentury by David Auld. The tray is characteristic of Auld's designs, with luscious form and smooth lines. Auld was an American musician who settled in Haiti in the 1970s and started a business utilizing the skill of Haitian woodworkers. Concerned about deforestation on the island, especially native mahogany and oak, he started growing his trees! The family business eventually had three tree plantations, and the woods have a finish that makes them more washable than most hardwood utilitarian pieces, although I would take care and wipe out with damp cloth versus immerse in water. Fill with candies, mints, or nuts, or simply lean against a wall on a shelf to display.
Measures 13" long by about 8-1/2" across at the widest point. Weighs 1.67 pounds. The wood has some small scuffs yet still in very good vintage condition. A bit of stickiness on the bottom where the gold label had been affixed.
Beautiful and functional.
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