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
40493
Item name
Lime container 
Category
Drug/Medicine
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
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
Bamboo, charcoal, lime
Dimensions
H: 306 mm W: 42 mm L: D: 40 mm Circum:

Description

Bamboo lime container with lid and incised surface design infilled with charcoal, lime residue.

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.

Charcoal is mixed with Bischofia javanica [Jean Herbert catalogue card].

Purchased from Solomon Islands Artefacts in Honiara, a business selling custom money, artefacts, coins and stamps, run by M. Kelesi and M. Clark in 1982 [Jean Herbert catalogue notes].

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