Ojibway Indian Wooden Ladle circa 1850
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Ojibway Indian, rare one piece wooden ladle, possibly used for bear-grease. Carved circa 1850. Most wooden ladles are made with the handle attached with sap or sinew, you rarely see one piece examples.
The Ojibwe (also Ojibwa or Ojibway) or Chippewa (also Chippeway) are among the largest groups of Native Americans-First Nations people north of Mexico. They are divided between Canada and the United States. They are the third-largest in Canada.
Comes with certificate of authenticity.
Length 11½ inches, width 4 inches, depth 3½ inches, ladle 6½ inches, weight 9 ounces.