Lot 0252

Prehistoric Native American Yupik Thule Cedar Platter

Native American, Pacific Northwest Coast, Alaska, St. Lawrence Island, Yupik peoples, Thule period, ca. 1200 to 1700 CE. A finely-preserved dish carved from cedar with a rounded base and a shallow basin. The surface is beautifully preserved with some smooth areas. Dishes like this were perhaps used for preparing certain types of foodstuffs or... more