1919.10.1 .1 1919.10.1 .2
Carved wooden box [.1] in the form of a leopard, with lid [.2] [N.B. 'DCF 2004-2006 What's Upstairs?' 25/2/2005]
Place details: AFRICA. Nigeria / Lagos. Cultural Group: Yoruba: Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / ?. Processes: Carved / Burnt / Pyroengraved Pokerwork / ?. Dimensions: Max L [.1] = 395 mm Max L [.2] = 160 mm Field Collector: N.C. Home [?Horne] When Collected: By 1919 Other Owners: Mrs Edward Alfred Minchin Edward Alfred Minchin N.C. Home [?Horne] PRM Source: Mrs E.A. Minchin Acquired: Donated March 1919
KEYWORD: Box / Animal Figure / Lid / CLASS: Box / Figure / ?.
Object description: The leopard has a scrolling tail and there are some traces of red pigment on the face. [SM 24/11/2008]
Research notes: According to the OUMNH Annual Report 1899: 6 EA Minchin worked in the Department of Comparative Anatomy [AP 9/8/2007]