Gordon Tang Mango bowl 6x6x3″ (Sold)

$160.00

Gordon Tang Mango bowl 6x6x3″

Known much more widely for its fruit, Mango trees also yield beautiful and valuable lumber. The wood is considered very eco-friendly, as some Mango plantations harvest the trees for lumber after they have completed their useful fruit-bearing lifespan.

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Description

Gordon Tang Mango bowl 6x6x3″

Gordon’s traditional Hawaiian shapes are widely appreciated.

About the wood:

From the The Wood Database,

Common Name: Mango, Hawaiian MangoScientific Name: Mangifera indicaDistribution: Tropical Asia and OceaniaTree Size: 80-100 ft (24-30 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Color/Appearance: Because of the spalting that is commonly present, the wood can be a kaleidoscope of colors. Under normal circumstances, heartwood is a golden brown, while other colors such as yellow and streaks of pink and/or black can also occur. Paler sapwood is not always clearly defined. Curly or mottled grain patterns are also common.
Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, but is reported by the IUCN as being data deficient.
Common Uses: Furniture, ukuleles, veneer, plywood, turned objects, and flooring.
Comments: Known much more widely for its fruit, Mango trees also yield beautiful and valuable lumber. The wood is considered very eco-friendly, as some Mango plantations harvest the trees for lumber after they have completed their useful fruit-bearing lifespan.

The dimensions in the item description are for the bowl itself; dimensions under ‘additional information’ tab includes packing size when this item is packaged for shipment, mahalo!

 

Gordon Tang Mango bowl 6x6x3″

 

 

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 12 x 9 in

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