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Large spoon or ladle with two carved creatures on the handle, both with abalone inlay for eyes. The large bowl is carved below the handle with fin-like designs, and possibly the head of a sea-creature. On the reverse of the bowl claws are carved,possibly belonging to the second creature on the handle which has a hooked beak and a mouth.; Good


On the reverse of the spoon Sitka has been written, possibly as the location of collection, and perhaps of manufacture. The large ladles were usually eaten from by several people, rather like a bowl. Similar to the spoons the ladles were used during feasts and potlatches, demarcating the special from the mundane (G.Crowther).; Collected by: Hepburn.J.E

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