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Feast Spoon

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, pigment
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. (26.7 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The object (bottom in photograph) is a carved wooden feast spoon by Tom Price. A "true' whale crest design has been painted on the bowl and lower handle of the spoon with black and red pigment. The spoon is in good and stable condition. Small hole at end of handle; 'blind' crack from end of handle running to hole. Old small losses on end of handle and on lower edge of spoon bowl. Small losses of black pigment along side of handle edges.See also 05.588.7332.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Tom Price (Haida, 1857–1927). Feast Spoon, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, 10 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. (26.7 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7331. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7331_05.588.7332_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE group, 05.588.7331_05.588.7332_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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