Native American (Algonkian)
Object Place: New England (Coastal)
5.08 x 16.83 cm (2 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Spoon of hammered sheet brass with repeated drilled and stamped circular decoration along handle; fig shaped bowl.
According to unverified tradition supplied by the dealer, William Taylor of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, this belonged to Alderman, a Native American of the late seventeenth century from Rhode Island, and descended in his family.
Frank B. Bemis Fund