- Museum number
Deity figure of wood carved in open work.
- Production date
Height: 22.50 centimetres
Width: 4.50 centimetres
Depth: 4.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1882?:
Hervey Group [added later] Mitiaro Id.
Idol, of brown wood carved in openwork, the head has four ears with a plate at the top and four connecting bars below: the bottom a rod with three rows of five projecting loops (mostly wanting).
Compare Ellis, "Polynesian Researches", II, frontispiece fig. 4
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 9 July-19 Sept, London, SOAS Brunei Gallery, Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by exchange with Sheffield Museum. See Christy Correspondence file for Sheffield Museum 1882.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1882C2.2060 (old CDMS no.)