Haida. <em>Carved Spoon with Five Animal Heads</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Horn, mother of pearl, 7 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. (19 x 4.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Achelis, 52.4.3a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.4.3a_acetate_bw.jpg)

Carved Spoon with Five Animal Heads


Medium: Horn, mother of pearl

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. (19 x 4.9cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 52.4.3a

Image: 52.4.3a_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This spoon is carved in one piece. The handle has five animal heads, very deeply carved and standing out along the handle. All the animals have abalone shell eyes.

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