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X67.830 Ivory Spoon

 

Object Name: Ivory Spoon
Place of Origin: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cultural Group: Lega people
Materials Used: Ivory
Dimensions: H: 17.20 cm, W: 4.20 cm, D: 1.90 cm
Credit line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X67.830

Occasionally ivory spoons take anthropomorphic shapes.

Source: Ross, Doran H. (1992). “Elephant: The Animal and Its Ivory in African Culture”, Los Angeles, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. page 297

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