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  • Museum number


  • Description

    Sculpture (in form of lunchpail) made of wood, iron, glass, plastic, paint.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1983 (ca.)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 28.5 centimetres
    • Width: 34 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Register entry incomplete - drawing only. See Rayna Green (ed) `The British Museum Encyclopaedia of Native North America' British Museum Press, 1999. see JCH King `First Peoples, First Contacts' British Museum Press, 1999.It is unclear where this work of are was made by Glazer-Danay, but he is a member of the Caughnawaga/Turtle Clan of the Kahnawake Band of Mohawks, whose reserve of Kahnawake is on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada, across from Montreal.


  • Bibliography

    • Carocci 2013 bibliographic details
    • Allan 2013 No.437 bibliographic details
    • Moore 2009 p. 93 bibliographic details
    • Carey 1991 p.26 bibliographic details
    • King 1999 p.53 bibliographic details
    • Green 1999 p.87 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G26/dc1

  • Exhibition history

    1991, BM Room 91, Collecting in the 20th Century
    1999 25 Jun-2009 Apr, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Northeastern Woodlands"
    2009 1 May-20 Sep, Victoria, Royal BC Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2011 2 Apr-2012 Nov, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Northeastern Woodlands"
    2013 23 Mar-4 Aug, Apr, Bonn, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, On the Trail of the Iroquois
    2013-2014 18 Oct-6 Jan, Apr, Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, On the Trail of the Iroquois

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


COMPASS Image Caption: Ric Glazer Danay, Mohawk Lunch Pail


COMPASS Image Caption: Ric Glazer Danay, Mohawk Lunch Pail

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