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Lot 42B: New England Native American Cherry Effigy Spoon Ladle 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is a Native American Woodlands Indian effigy ceremonial ladle or spoon from New England, circa 1820s. The wooden effigy spoon was hand carved from a single piece of cherry wood. The spoon has a long handle for stirring and serving from pot on the open. On the end of the long handle is a carved effigy, which appears to be a beaver with a tail shaped like a hook for hanging.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with an age appropriate patina.
Dimensions: 23 inches long and 3 inches wide.