- Museum number
Food dish (oil) of wood, ornamented with incised diagonal lines and a small projection at back pierced for suspension.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1876)
Diameter: 13.50 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1885?:
Shallow dish of black wood, the edge inside and out ornamented with incised diagonal lines. A small projection at the back pierced for suspension.
"Used for oil or food. A. v.H."
"8. Raki-Raki, Viti Levu
Fiji 1876. A von Hugel"
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This is one of a number of objects, from various sources, received in an exchange with Baron A. v. Hugel of the Museum of Archaeology, Cambridge, 1885 (+2380-97). The objects offered in exchange came largely from A W Franks's collection. This item was collected by von Hugel. See Christy Correspondence (File 'H') .
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2386 (old CDMS no.)