Oil Container

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Nauru
Culture:
Nauru
Medium:
Coconut shell, feathers, shell, coral beads, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 7 x Diam. 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Gourd-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of American Friends of the Israel Museum, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.545.2
Not on view
Hiltrup Mission Museum, Hiltrup, Germany, by ca. 1938 until ca. 1971; Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Munich, Germany and London, ca. 1971–1981; John A. Friede, New York, 1981–1983; Martin and Faith-dorian Wright, New York, in 1983; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, through American Friends of the Israel Museum, New York, in 1983