- Museum number
Ladle, of big horn sheep horn, with a slightly recurved handle ending in a flat end, the back decorated with incised formline designs, and inlaid with haliotis shell, some of which is missing. The identity of the crest is uncertain, but it may include a large face on the underside of the bowl. The interior ovids are simply filled with incised hatching. The interior of the handle is decorated with a thick line of red paint.
- Production date
Length: 42 centimetres
Width: 10 centimetres (of bowl)
- Curator's comments
- Additional details/description, JCK,18/4/1995.
- Not on display
- Good; the interior of the bowl is waterstained; one of the seven pieces of inlay is missing.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1891C2.5346 (old CDMS no.)