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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Spoon, 19th century
  • Horn
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 6 1/8 in, W: 2 1/8 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 15.6 cm, W: 5.4 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Walter A. Newhall, 1908
  • E11867


This spoon is carved out of dark brown mountain goat horn. The handle is ornamented with three carved spherical balls, which is an unusual detail. The end of the handle terminates in a thin rounded pin shape.