Box; 2011.93



About this object

Box; a large, kauri box with hinged lid and metal clasp. The lid is painted in red with: "McNab & Whiting / Owaka". Inside the box are 18 bottles of brown glass, with rubber bungs; and one, cone-shaped ladle, hand-made from metal, with a long, curved handle.

Possibly used for collecting milk/cream samples.

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal
processed material, glass
organic, vegetal, plant extract, latex, rubber

Inscription and Marks

Painted on lid: "McNAB & WHITING / OWAKA"


h 170mm x l 415mm x w 234mm (box)

Subject and Association Keywords

animal culture, cattle, dairy processing. dairy products

Subject and Association Keywords

animal culture, cattle, dairying

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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