Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Oceania
  • spoon, late 1800s–1996
  • horn?, incising
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 14 x 7 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Glenn M. Duffee
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3989

The dark brown spoon bowl has a very short handle which is a small triangular tab. There is incised decoration on the back in a rounded triangle, near the tab, with two small teardrop shapes near the bottom of the triangle. The tab is decorated with horizontal grooves.