Object photography

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On View East India Marine Hall, level 2

Object description

  • North American Indian artist
  • Ladle of Rocky Mountain Sheep, 19th century
  • Horn
  • Mackenzie River, Yukon Territory, Alaska, Arctic, North America
  • H: 4 7/8 in, W: 12 in, D: 4 3/4 in (H: 12.4 cm, W: 30.5 cm, D: 12.1 cm)
  • Gift of John Marsh, 1826
  • E3614

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a ladle made from the horn of a Rocky Mountain sheep. There is a hole in the handle of the dipper for a cord.

Exhibition History

  • East India Marine Hall, Peabody Essex Museum; November 15, 2013 through Present