Feast Spoon, ca. 1800

  • Haida, Native American

Horn and copper

  • Overall: 11 1/4 × 2 1/2 × 3 1/4 inches (28.6 × 6.4 × 8.3 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

72.476

On View

  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Totemism
  • Haida
  • Feasts
  • Abalone shell
  • Horn
  • Copper
  • Tableware
  • Totems
  • Spoon
  • Utensil
  • British columbia

between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1907-present, bequeathed 1907 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hawthorne, Audrey. Art of the Kwakiutl Indians. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, p. 226. Art Institute of Chicago, "Yakutat South Indian Art of the Northwest Coast," exh. cat. by Allen Wardwell, 13 March - 26 April 1964, cat. no. 222 (identified as B2291)

Haida, Native American, Feast Spoon, ca. 1800, horn and copper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 72.476.