Large Grease Spoon
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Brooklyn Museum Collection
This large spoon is plain but highly sculptural from the strength of the curving handle to the deeply scooped bowl. It has a deep rich patina from being used for feasting.
Native Alaskan. Large Grease Spoon, 1868-1933. Wood, 18 3/4in. (47.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X844.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x844.24_bw.jpg)
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