Container - Hand Crafted Burr Walnut with Lid

Maker
Unknown Maker
Production date
1834
Description
This hand crafted container has been hollowed out by hand from a walnut burr wood form. A small flat piece of wood has been attached to one side of the hollow opening then a brass hinge has been connected to this flat wood piece. A larger piece of flat wood has been connected to the other side of the hinge to form a lid. All pieces of wood are from the same tree or species). It has been polished and varnished in some areas. In the hinged side there are two silver plaques.
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Media/Materials
Walnut Tree wood & Burr, Brass and Silver
Measurements
Height: 65 x Width: 97 x Depth: 110 mm
Production place
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/197/2

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