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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Spoon, 19th century
  • Horn
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 6 1/8 in, W: 1 7/8 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 15.6 cm, W: 4.8 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Walter A. Newhall, 1908
  • E11870

DESCRIPTION

This is a black horn spoon, made from a mountain goat horn and without any decorative carvings. The handle is conical in form and the end slopes slightly downward. There are two areas around the edge of the bowl where chips of horn have been lost.