- Museum number
Dance paddle made of wood, decorated with black pigment and incised on both sides alike, incised ornamented filled in with white pigment.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1893)
Length: 98.20 centimetres
Width: 11.20 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Christy collection registration slip (1893):
Dance paddle of light wood both sides ornamented alike, blade stained black with the deeply incised ornament filled in with white composition.
Selected for Pacific Art in Detail (potential BMP publication).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1983–1986 16 Dec-29 Jun, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, Pattern of islands: Micronesia yesterday and today
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1893C2.5973 (old CDMS no.)