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Beaver Bowl

Object Number:87-43-155
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Kaskaskia
Provenience: United States of America
Illinois
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Height: 11 cm
Length: 51 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1987
Other Number:L-83-6 - Old Museum Number
11523 - ANSP Number

Description

A wooden bowl likely used as a tureen or feast dish in the shape of a beaver with the opening in the back. Brass tacks for eyes.

Bibliography:

[Book] Dockstader, Frederick J. Indian Art in North America: Arts and Crafts.. Greenwich, Connecticut. New York Graphic Society. ed. Fourth Printing. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig 216View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 80, pl. 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Feder, Norman. 1971. Two Hundred Years of North American Indian Art.. New York. Praeger Publishers. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 101, fig. 129View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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