Very Rare Tlingit Mountain Goat Horn Feast Spoon Circa 1820-50

$2,500 USD

A very fine rare Haida or Tlingit  ceremonial feast spoon dating from the early to mid 1800’s. The spoon is finely carved from two pieces of mountain goat horn that has been steamed and bent into shape.   Very thinly and elegantly carved in the round . The crests are two well carved Ravens stacked upon another, the top one transforming into human form .  Complete with a museum custom metal  display stand. Note how the carving on the bowl is naturally worn in places indicative of its great age. 

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.25 × 2.5 × 2.5 in
Item Location

USA

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A very fine rare Haida or Tlingit  ceremonial feast spoon dating from the early to mid 1800’s. The spoon is finely carved from two pieces of mountain goat horn that has been steamed and bent into shape.   Very thinly and elegantly carved in the round . The crests are two well carved Ravens stacked upon another, the top one transforming into human form .  Complete with a museum custom metal  display stand. Note how the carving on the bowl is naturally worn in places indicative of its great age. 

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.25 × 2.5 × 2.5 in
Item Location

USA

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