Artist:Heiltsuk (Bella Bella)
Medium: Cedar wood, bear fur, cord, pigment
Dimensions: 29 x 8 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (73.7 x 22.2 x 23.6 cm)
Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 05.588.7297a-b
Catalogue Description: The object is a large carved wooden ladle (a), decorated in black and red paint, with a separately carved wooden skull (b) nesting in its bowl. At the end of the ladle's handle is an animal head. Both skull and animal head have pieces of fur attached.