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Horn Spoon

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Elk horn material
DATES 1992
DIMENSIONS length: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.197.2
CREDIT LINE John W. James Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION George Blake (Hupa-Yurok, Native American). Horn Spoon, 1992. Elk horn material, length: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, John W. James Fund, 1992.197.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1992.197.2_transp3550.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is carved out of one piece of elk horn. Horn spoon with a zig zag cut out handled. Designed by artist to refect traditional influence from spoon 05.588.7578 George Blake(Hupa, 1944-) was born on the Hupa Reservation. He works in contemporary styles of ceramics, and painting but concentrates more on tradtional styles of items such as redwood canoes, sinew-backed bows and arrow sets, elk horn purses and spoons and ceremonial featherwork.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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Horn Spoon