Big Spoon with Suggestion of Carved Bird on Handle
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
18 5/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/8in. (46.5 x 13.3 x 2.8cm)
Museum Expedition 1908, Museum Collection Fund
This graceful spoon is carved from one piece of horn and is very abstract. The handle hints at a loon or other birds head and then curves into the length of the handle until it reaches the deep bowl of the spoon. All over amber color.
Haida. Big Spoon with Suggestion of Carved Bird on Handle, 18th-19th century. Horn, 18 5/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/8in. (46.5 x 13.3 x 2.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1908, Museum Collection Fund, 08.491.8898. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.491.8898_bw.jpg)
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