Ice Cream Scooper
I like hand tools, woodworking, garden and yes kitchen tools too. Looking into my kitchen utensil drawer I looked for the most neglected and found it at the very back of the drawer, my old ice cream scooper from the 50's or 60's. I don't stock ice cream and when I do it seems the boys of the house attack with anything that gets it to their mouths. As a kid I worked as a scooper in a ice cream shop and learned the fast and easy way to scoop, it was not with one of these so I don't reach for it when in need. I do however like the mechanics and form, the American industrial design and build quality of pre-WW2. So when I brought it into the light of day I had an inspired moment, a found object worthy of a photograph; a Marcel Duchamp object in a Louise Nevelson set.