Alaska Native. <em>Large Grease Spoon</em>, 1868–1933. Wood, 18 3/4in. (47.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X844.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x844.24_bw.jpg)

Large Grease Spoon

Artist:Alaska Native

Medium: Wood

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Dimensions: 18 3/4in. (47.7cm)


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

Accession Number: X844.24

Image: x844.24_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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