Ladle with Human Face

Title: 
Ladle with Human Face
Date: 
Identifier: 
T0835
Description: 
Ladle, ca. 1660-1680 Northeastern Woodlands Wood Among the Iroquois, dreams function as a major inspiration in the carving of effigies on bowls, ladles and spoons. This early wooden ladle with its carved effigy handle was most likely owned by an individual and taken along when visiting friends and relatives.
Physical dimensions: 
height 2.5 in ; length 5 in ; depth 3.75 in
Format: