Large Grease Spoon
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Brooklyn Museum Collection
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Eskimo (Native American). Large Grease Spoon, 1868-1933. Wood, 18 3/4in. (47.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X844.24. Creative Commons-BY
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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.
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