Medium: Wood, coir, coconut shell
Dates:early 20th century
Dimensions: 18 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (46.4 x 8.9 x 11.4 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 7B
Accession Number: 87.218.9
Catalogue Description: Matte black label with encrusted patina. Long handle decorated on upper half with 3 small parrot-like human heads, aligned vertically below larger terminating human heads with tall toothed conical headdresses. Back side of 3 small heads has a notched spine with graduated loops on each side. Elliptical ladle bowl attached to handle with neatly laced coir strips. Condition: 3 notches of spine of handle figures broken off.