- Museum number
Bailer, tiheru. Wooden bailer: manaia on handle with pakura. Different composition from usual, with handle coming from lower lip of full koruru-type face on posterior rim, which is in openwork, with pakura and rauponga.
- Production date
Height: 13 centimetres
Length: 42 centimetres
Width: 25.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.176:
70. Wood boat scoop, richly carved in open work. Length 1 foot 4 inches. New Zealand.
Starzecka, Neich & Pendergrast 2010
Comments: Early nineteenth century, good quality and worn (RN); Canterbury (DRS). Presented to the hospital by Surgeon Thos Kay in 1855.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1981, Middlesborough, Cook Birthplace Museum
1998 27 Jun-1 Nov, London, BM, Maori
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented to Haslar Hospital by Surgeon Thomas Kay in 1855.
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