- Museum number
Flask for lime in form of a carved wooden human figure, with inlaid pearl-shell eyes.
Diameter: 2.75 inches (Bragge catalogue)
Height: 10 inches (Bragge catalogue)
Height: 25 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See D.B Waite in 'Art and Ethnographica from the Solomon Islands in the Museum of Mankind' in T.C Mitchell (ed), 'Captain Cook and the South Pacific', British Museum Yearbook 3, BMP, 1979, p.217.
Stuck-on handwritten label reads: A Betel nut / chewer's chunam / box from Solomon / Ids. H.M. Denham / 1853
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Stuck-on label reads: A Betel nut / chewer's chunam / box from Solomon / Ids. H.M. Denham / 1853
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1882B6.22 (old CDMS no.)