Spoon

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Culture/People
Tlingit
Possible collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Previous owner
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Lender
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Spoon
Media/Materials
Mountain goat horn
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Alaska; USA
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of and possibly collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1920 with funds donated by MAI trustees James B. Ford (1844-1928) and Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928); removed from the MAI collection in 1935 and exchanged to Joseph Keppler, Jr. (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); lent to MAI by Joseph Keppler in 1945; purchased by MAI from Joseph Keppler in 1947.
Catalog Number
20/6950
Barcode
206950.000
See related items
Tlingit
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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