Arts of the Pacific Islands
Gourd, wood, pigment, fiber
late 19th-early 20th century
10 x 5 x 4 1/2 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Back of bowl marked in white; "84151 Dr. Kramer"
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Friede
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Ladle, late 19th-early 20th century. Gourd, wood, pigment, fiber, 10 x 5 x 4 1/2 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Friede, 74.212.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.212.3_bw.jpg)
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Carved wooden ladle with figure. The handle of the ladle is carved in the form of a stylized human figure: the legs and upper torso consist of "V' shapes . The head is an openwork coil, the exterior edge of which is notched. Handle is painted red, white and black. The cup has a zigzag design around the center painted red. Handle is attached to cup by thin twine and pitch.
Condition; Paint shows considerable wear; there is a crack on the rim of the cup. White paint on figure very loose and fragile, some areas coming loose.
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