Lime container

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
22992
Item name
Lime container 
Category
Drug/Medicine
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Kiriwina Goodenough District > Trobriand Islands
Map
Collector
Mr Michael James Healy 
Acquisition date
March 28, 1978 
Acquisition method
On loan from Mr W. C. and Mrs J. A. Moloney  
Raw material
Gourd, tusk or crab claw, plant material
Dimensions
H: 80 mm W: 90 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Spherical container with stopper (22993). Stopper has a tooth decoration; body of the container decorated with circular patterns.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

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