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Spoon

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Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood
Size: 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (31.8 x 4.4 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Culture: Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Spoon, similar to 28.102 except for upper head on handle carving. The wide toothless mouth may indicate the frog, or the turned down corners and high rounded forehead may indicate the shark, probably not the latter. Perhaps no special animal is meant.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.103
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009