Oil Dish in the Form of a Frog
Wood, walrus ivory, and abalone shell
Overall: 9 7/16 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (24 × 14 × 11.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lt. Col. Alfred T. Clifton, Class of 1927P
Place Made: United States, North America
Tools and Equipment: Food Service
Native American: Northwest Coast
Not on view
ARTH 16, ANTH 50, Australian Aborigional Art, Howard Morphy, Fall 2012
People of Potlatch, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 10-October 25, 1988.
Collected by Lt. Col. Alfred Theodore Clifton (1875-1944) with the U.S. Army Signal Corps aboard the cable ship Burnside, St. Michael, Alaska, 1903-1904; given to present collection (through his son, Alfred Theodore Clifton, Jr. (1906-1996), Class of 1927), 1942.
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