Eastern Woodlands. <em>Bowl</em>, early 19th century. Wood, brass, 7 1/4 x 14 x 14 in. (18.4 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.161. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.161_view01_PS11.jpg)


Artist:Eastern Woodlands

Medium: Wood, brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 14 x 14 in. (18.4 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm)



Accession Number: 50.67.161

Image: 50.67.161_view01_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden bowl with schematic faces carved in relief on two vertical, stepped-shaped, rim lugs, which are located opposite each other. The wood grain shows on the bowl along with some dark stains in the interior bottom. The brass is a Native repair. Wooden bowls with images generally were treasured and inherited, passed from generation to generation.

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