Reed with incised design
- Found/Acquired: Bugotu
- (Oceania,Melanesia,Solomon Islands,Isabel,Bugotu)
Beasley catalogue reads:
Solomon Group, Bougotu. Nosepin of cane ..........
Such ornaments are usually regarded as earsticks, but could presumably be worn through the nose.
From a collection of Solomon Islands artefacts purchased by Harry Beasley from Rev. Sprott in 1923 and numbered 1309 to 1320 in Beasley catalogue, which reads: Collected by the Rev. E Sprott & purchased from him.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 1320 (Beasley catalogue)
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Object reference number: EOC20338
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