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Spoon

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This Northwest Coast spoon is carved of black mountain goat horn and abalone. The bowl of the spoon is gourd-shaped. The handle is carved with figures and faces.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. John Thorndike, 1899.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike

Native American (Haida), 1860–80

Object Place

Alaska, United States

Dimensions

7.0 x 29.8 cm (2.75 x 11.75 in.)

Accession Number

99.572

Medium or Technique

Mountain goat horn and abalone

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tableware, Utensils