- Museum number
Wooden pail decorated with ivory or bone inlaid figures of fish and walruses.
- Production date
- 1884 (circa)
Height: 19 centimetres
Width: 21.50 centimetres
Depth: 21 centimetres
- Curator's comments
see JCH King `First Peoples, First Contacts' British Museum Press 1999
Wooden pail decorated with ivory inlay and figures of fish and walruses [this may be bone instead of ivory].
The Angmassalik Eskimo, East Greenland, Arctic America. Collected by the Donor's father, c.1918. "This type of art flourished around 1884".
- On display (G26/dc10)
- Exhibition history
1977 London, BM, Animals in Art
1984 13 Dec-1986 Jun, Museum of Mankind, Inuit / Eskimo: People of the North American Arctic, Case: "Domestic Life"
1999-2020 25 Jun-12 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Arctic"
2020-2021 October-Feb, London, BM, Arctic: culture and climate
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number