Eastern woodlands, Native American, ca. 1790-1810
Burl ash wood
Condition: Over-all in great condition, early riveted piece of tine on the shaft of the handle, used as a reinforcement not a repair. Retains thin coat of finish, wonderful old mellow color.
Provenance: Private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The ladle is hand carved from a single piece of ash wood and has a slightly bowed handle with a circular bowl for ladling. The Indians used sugaring as their primary source for sugar and was considered an ancient craft.
For a similar example see: “North American Burl Treen” by Steven Powers, Pl. 9/30 a/b, pg. 181.
|Dealer||Jeffrey Tillou Antiques|
|Artist/Maker||Eastern Woodlands, Native American|
|Measurements||38 1/2"L., 12" Dia. bowl, 5 1/2" D.|
|Inventory||View Dealer's Inventory|
|Contact||Jeffrey Tillou, 860-567-9693 or firstname.lastname@example.org|