Spoon with short handle carved in form of head of shark, eyes and teeth inalid with mother-of-pearl. Shark is known by his mouth with depressed corners, many teeth, elongated cone over his forehead with two circles and curved lines, round eyes. On this example the ears cover the entire top of the head above the eyebrows and the cone appears only above them.

Spoon, 19th century

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Gift of Mr. Harry E. Woodexpand_more  28.100

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Title
Spoon
Role
Artist
Accession Number
28.100
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Spoon with short handle carved in form of head of shark, eyes and teeth inalid with mother-of-pearl. Shark is known by his mouth with depressed corners, many teeth, elongated cone over his forehead with two circles and curved lines, round eyes. On this example the ears cover the entire top of the head above the eyebrows and the cone appears only above them.