Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Bird’s Head Effigy Ladle

$140

Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) bird’s head effigy ladle. Circa 1850. This ladle was most likely native carved as it was purchased from a collector who lived near the Six Nations of the Grand River (Ontario).  First Nations carvers traditionally created a hooked end to their ladles, which in profile resembled a bird’s head.

1 in stock

Add to wishlist

Description

Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) bird’s head effigy ladle. Circa 1850. This ladle was most likely native carved as it was purchased from a collector who lived near the Six Nations of the Grand River (Ontario).  First Nations carvers traditionally created a hooked end to their ladles, which in profile resembled a bird’s head.

Dimensions
The ladle is 13 inches (33.5 cm) long and the scoop is 4½ inches (11.5 cm) wide.

Condition
The edges of the ladle show signs of wear but that is understandable, given its age.  It has a lovely, dark honey patina.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

 

Additional information

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 8 × 5 in

You may also like…