Alaska Native. <em>Feast Spoon with Bear-shaped Handle</em>, 18th-19th century. Wood, 42.5 x 14.7 in.  (108.0 x 37.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X583. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x583_bw.jpg)

Feast Spoon with Bear-shaped Handle

Artist:Alaska Native

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th-19th century

Dimensions: 42.5 x 14.7 in. (108.0 x 37.3 cm)


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

Accession Number: X583

Image: x583_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden feast spoon with long rounded bowl. The handle is carved with a sitting-bear effigy; upper claws, ears, mouth, nose and tongue, and a small tail are represented. Below the bears feet is carved a human face.

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