Athabascan Wooden Ladle

$ 135.00

A handsome ladle with carving on the handle and a large scoop shaped bowl. The bowl is stained a reddish color.  The handle has a short notched section in the middle with a raised rectangular section toward the bowl with a leaf-like design.  There is a rectangular opening at the rear of the handle for attaching possibly a cord.  The bowl has two small splits on the tip.  This ladle was collected in the interior of southwest Alaska in the Kuskokwim River drainage in the 1950's.

L. 14 3/4"; L of bowl 7": W of bowl 4 1//4"

c.1950
#7679



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