- Museum number
Cylinder of wood, painted black, for the ear lobe. Decorated wtih white pigment.
Diameter: 6 centimetres
Length: 4.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register slip reads:
Large cylindrical wooden ear-ornament .......... / From Contrarietes Island, Aug. 1865.
Contrarietes is Ulawa
See J. Edge Partington's Pacific Album, pt. I. p.198, no.2.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From a collection made by Julius Brenchley in 1865 on a cruise of HMS Curacoa around the Pacific, which was divided among Maidstone Museum, the British Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum and Exeter Museum.
Register slip reads:
Presd. by Julius L. Brenchley Esq 24.3.1870 (M.)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1870C1.6403 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1870C0324.215