Accession No

Z 3692


Description

Headrest - Headrest


Place

Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji


Period


Source

Maudslay, Alfred Percival [field collector and donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

Z 3692; O.X.467.M; 260; 25


Cultural Affliation


Material

Wood


Local Term

Kali [from catalogue card]


Measurements


Events

Context (CMS Context)
Catalogue card 1 reads [stamped in black ink:] 'Z 3692 FIJI'. [typed:] 'Head rest, "Kali". 'A. P. Maudslay, circa 1875.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '16/8'. [stamped in blue ink in the bottom right corner:] 'SHOW CASE NUMBER 16'. [added in pencil:] 'OX 467 M'. [stamped in red ink:] 'CUMAA 15 JUL 1987 TRANSCRIBED'. A small round red sticker pasted to the card.
Catalogue card 2 reads [handwritten in black ink:] 'Z. 3692 Head rest, "Kali." A. P. Maudslay. Circa 1875. Show case number 16.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '16/8'. [added in pencil:] 'OX 467 M.'
Event Date 15/7/1987
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Headrest
Event Date 15/7/1987
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Long headrest carved from a single piece of dark vesi wood. The bar is cylindrical (53 cm long x 5 cm diameter) and rest on four legs at each end. Both sets of four legs have a square base. The surface of the bar is lightly notched at the top and on one side and it is chipped at one end.
Event Date 14/10/2011
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Labels & inscriptions: On the side of one of the legs, 'O.X.467.M.' and 'Z- 3692' inscribed in white ink. '260' inscribed in pencil under one set of legs. '25' inscribed in orange crayon on the top of the bar.
Event Date 16/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Context (CMS Context)
Exhibited: 'Chiefs & Governors: Art and power in Fiji', Cambridge MAA, 7 June 2013 - 19 April 2014.
Event Date 25/4/2014
Author: Remke van der Velden


FM:110122

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