Object photography

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Object description

  • Native Alaskan artist
  • Spoon, 19th century
  • Wood, paint
  • Cape Vancouver, Alaska, United States
  • L: 9/7/8 in, W: 2 5/8 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 3.3 cm, W: 6.7 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of Israel Albert Lee, 1910
  • E13087


This is a wooden spoon made from a reddish color wood. The spoon has a long, carved, split in the handle with black painted decorations. The inside of the bowl is ornamented with a stylized fish figure in black paint, surrounded with a black line border around the rim of the bowl.