Object detail - Museums Association

Ethnographic items

Organisation
Derbyshire County Council
Type
Disposal
Date posted
23.11.2022
Object Description

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery are looking to dispose of two ethnographic items:

1. a carved wooden head with cowrie shell eyes from Oceania - possibly Papua New Guinea. The head is 19cm high, 15.5cm wide
2. a wooden sword/machete - possibly from Oceania or Indonesia. The sword is 73.5cm long, 9cm wide

Recipients must arrange/pay for collection from Buxton, Derbyshire

If you are interested please contact Bret.Gaunt@derbyshire.gov.uk by Friday 9th December

Contact

Bret Gaunt
Bret.Gaunt@derbyshire.gov.uk
01629 533540
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Terrace Road
Buxton
SK17 6DA
United Kingdom

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