Fishing float/buoy

Production date
Circa 1900
Large hollow blue coloured glass ball encased in a protective netting of rope. Donor stated this is a Japanese fishing float. Glass floats were onced used for keeping afloat long fishing lines and large groups of nets in sea waters.
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Object detail

Production date
Circa 1900
Glass buoy and rope cover
330 x 430 x 350 mm (h x w x d)
Production place
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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