Bronze tuning peg
Place details: EUROPE. Ireland, Republic of / Ireland County Cork Cork. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Bronze Metal / ?. Processes: Perforated / ?. Dimensions: L = 75 mm Maker: Unknown Field Collector: ?Robert Day When Collected: 1863 Dec Other Owners: ?Robert Day 1863. This object was listed in the Delivery Catalogue as having been transferred from South Kensington Museum in 1884. It was delivered to South Kensington Museum in October 1878. It was probably displayed at South Kensington Museum between 1881 - 1884.; Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers ; Possibly displayed at Bethnal Green or South Kensington. PRM Source: Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers founding collection Acquired: Donated 1884 PR No.: 170/ 8386 171/ 8386 172/ 8386 371/ 8386 370/ 8386
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Musical Instrument Accessory / Harp / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Harp peg.
Research notes: Pitt Rivers was in Ireland [serving in the Army] from 1862-66, this object may have been obtained during this period [Bowden, 1991: 60-4] [AP Leverhulme project on founding collection 1995-1998]