Large S. California Indian Steatite Cooking Bowl(96 views)
Description: Carved from a block of steatite stone quarried on Catalina Island & traded to Coastal Indians along Ventura-Santa Barbara areas. Carving a bowl from a block like this would have been an arduous and difficult task.
Condition Report: Good
Provenance: Ex. Old California Private Collection
Dimensions: 12 in. x 12 in. / 30.48 cm. x 30.48 cm. 31 lbs. / 14.06 kg.
Artist or Maker: Unknown
Exhibited: MB Abram Galleries
Date: 1800 or before