Artist Yankton Sioux, Native American
  • Spoon
Date ca. 1850
Medium wood (possibly maple) and glass beads
Dimensions Overall: 3 1/2 × 13 1/2 × 3 inches (8.9 × 34.3 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Lillian Henkel Haass Fund and the Clarence E. Wilcox Fund
Accession Number 1988.60
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
collected by Rev. David W. Clark, Episcopal missionary, possibly at Lower Brulé (South Dakota, USA) or Crow Creek Reservation.
James Gillihan (Yankton, South Dakota, USA);
1982, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt;
1988-present, purchased by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 210.