Artificial nest egg; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2020.042.14

Name/Title

Artificial nest egg

About this object

Artificial nest egg. White solid egg shape used as a nest egg to induce hens to lay. Item found by the owners of Mangos Furniture Store, during or after its construction. The store was situated on Melmore Terrace above the location of Cromwell Chinatown and was demolished prior to the flooding of the lake.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Clay

Measurements

H 65mm x W 42mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture & agricultural equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals & birds

Named Collection

Part of the 2020 Mangos Donation

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Agricultural equipment

Object number

CR2020.042.14

Copyright Licence  

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