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Wooden Ladle
Wooden Ladle
Date:
1860–1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Red And Black Pigment
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Tsimshian Or Haida
Accession Number:
2007.21.159
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Fine and elegantly shaped Tsimshian or Haisla ladle rendered in maple or birch wood. Red and black painted totemic designs on the handle and interior bowl may represent a killer whale. Dark surface patina overall.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”