- Museum number
Bowl, flat oval shape, of wood, inlaid with pearl-shell around rim and ends.
- Production date
- 19thC (?)
Length: 20 inches (from original registration)
Width: 10.25 inches (from original registration)
Depth: 3 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1871?:
Flat oval bowl with projecting ends, carved out of a hardish buff-coloured wood, and inlaid round the ends with discs of mother-of-pearl shell.
From "Manihiki" or Humphrey's Island. "Cuvette a eau"
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1871C1.7268 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1871C0425.2