Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuff mortar
  • unknown Haida maker
  • snuff mortar, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Sitka, District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10.5 x 13.5 x 26.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 10 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6155

The oval container is on a rectangular base. The base extends farther on one side than the other. It is dark brown.