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container, coconut

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    Samoan Relief Force souvenir, WW1 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    carved coconut shell container, Samoan Relief Force souvenir, WW1
    lidded coconut shell container standing on a scalloped base; lid hinged with metal fastener
    surface of bowl carved and incised: "APIA / SAMOA / 1915-17" and name "Lillie" [in cursive script]; shield with crossed rifles and initials S / R / F [Samoan Relief Force]; illustration of woman waving hanky; plaited pattern at upper edge and lozenge pattern near base
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2005.95.1
  • Accession number
    2005.95.1
  • Accession date
    28 September 2005
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
2005.95.1 coconut container
2005.95.1 coconut container

Artefact

  • Notes
    carved coconut shell container, Samoan Relief Force souvenir, WW1
    lidded coconut shell container standing on a scalloped base; lid hinged with metal fastener
    surface of bowl carved and incised: "APIA / SAMOA / 1915-17" and name "Lillie" [in cursive script]; shield with crossed rifles and initials S / R / F [Samoan Relief Force]; illustration of woman waving hanky; plaited pattern at upper edge and lozenge pattern near base
  • Event
    • 1914-1918
      WW1
      28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
    • Aug 1914
      Capture of Samoa, WW1
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Culture
    unknown
  • Production
    unknown (carver)
    SamoaPacific
    Circa 1917
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 210mm
      (h x diam: 210mm x 190mm)
    • 0 - Whole diameter : 190mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    10 August 2005

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