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

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40490
Item name
Lime container 
Category
Container
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
Suubaru (Kwaio language) 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Province > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
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Collector
Mrs Jean and Mr Russell Herbert 
Acquisition date
September 02, 2011 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Jean Herbert 
Raw material
Plant fibre; bamboo; pigment, natural
Dimensions
H: 210 mm W: 38 mm L: D: 38 mm Circum:

Description

Bamboo lime container with lime spatula, container incised with three pairs of horizontal bands each with incised designs (see 40492).

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition ‘Solomon Islands: Re-enchantment and the Colonial Shadow’, a scholarly project curated by Diana Young in collaboration with research consultants Graham Baines, Annie Ross, Clive Moore and David Akin, August 2016 – June 2017.

Materials identified by Jean Herbert.

Purchased from Honiara market in 1983 [Jean Herbert catalogue notes].

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