GARRY OAK WOODEN BOWL
This gorgeous bowl is turned from Garry Oak planted approximately 80 years ago in Victoria B.C. then salvaged and given a new life as a beautiful bowl. The bowl has been turned with the grain running in two directions with a fine black line between giving the bowl a very unique look.
The bowl is finished with pharmaceutical grade mineral oil. Your historic bowl is food safe and ready for use with fruit, salad and vegetables. An occasional application of oil will ensure generations of service.
Measures - 12.5 x 3.5 inches
Named after Nicholas Garry, deputy governor of the Hudson's Bay Company from 1822-1835, Garry oaks (Quercus garryana) are the only native oak trees in western Canada.
Garry oak ecosystems occur as shady woodlands as well as open meadows, containing a rich mosaic of plants, animals and insects. In Canada, Garry oak ecosystems can only be found in British Columbia