Tlingit. <em>Ladle</em>, late 19th century. Horn, metal rivets, metal inlay, 8 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.  (21.95 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 80.98.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.98.3_bw.jpg)



Medium: Horn, metal rivets, metal inlay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (21.95 x 5.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 80.98.3

Image: 80.98.3_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A horn ladle with an oval bowl secured to the handle by copper [or brass] rivets. The handle is carved with human and animal motifs: a frog, a human head with protruding tongue, and two birds' heads with animal ears. The pupils of the eyes of all figures are inlaid with metal.

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