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The Steven Michaan Collection of North American Tribal Art : The Art of the Spirit World : Woodlands
Northeast Woodlands
Food Bowl
Ash Burl, 17 ¾” Diameter, c.1700 (or earlier)
Northeast Woodlands Food Bowl
Northeast Woodlands Food Bowl

A very early Northeast Algonquian (New England) bowl masterfully hewn from a great specimen of ash burl. The remarkably thin, round bowl has an undulating rim and a proportionally wide basin that sits atop a subtle foot treatment.