Sioux Buffalo Horn Ladle, with Crane Effigy

large round spoon with a slender handle; top of handle in the form of a crane, having blue glass bead eyes; remnants of red pigment in scoop
length 13.75 in. x scoop diameter 6 in.
second half 19th century

A similar example is curated within the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts (accession number 81.410).

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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