Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-171337

Description

Spoon carved from an iridescent shell. Unknown origin but similar shape and material to examples from Santa Cruz in the Solomon Islands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
shell (plant material)
Spoon

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD055

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Dimensions

5 x 2 3/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1439

Reference Notes

http://www.oceaniaart.com/product.aspx?pid=Shell-Spoons-Collection-SANTA-CRUZ-SOLOMON-ISLANDS