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A blacksmith's ball-peen hammer with a wooden handle and a metal head.
Accession No
TM2003.122

Name/Title
Circular silver pendant with a fake clock face and roman numerals engraved around the face. It has a large suspension eyelet at top around which is tied a black strap of fabric with a small heart shaped metal charm. The pendant opens out with the bottom half being a spring operated coin dispenser and the top half lined with red fabric. The coin features a profile portrait of a man with a moustache.
Accession No
A84.412

Name/Title
Fan
A cream-coloured brisé fan made of fine guardsticks of ivory or bone. The fan has nineteen guardsticks that are held together by a brass rivet and a silk ribbon that is weaved through. Each guardstick is 2.5cm wide at the top and tapers to 0.5cm at the bottom. They are finely carved with abstract shapes that are identical on the inside seventeen sticks. The two sticks on the outside ends have different matching shapes than those on the inside. The fan is finished with two cream-coloured tassels attached to the brass rivet which is made of cotton thread with a small white bead on each.
Accession No
PA2006.022

Name/Title
Tea set comprising tea pot, serving dish, plate, jug, sugar bowl, 11 coffee cups, 12 tea cups and 12 saucers. The set features a cream body decorated with powder blue panels, gilt motifs and edging.
Accession No
A81.396

A small gold Sweetheart Brooch modelled on the design of an 11th (Taranaki Rifles) badge featuring Mount Taranaki / Egmont in the background and houses and farms in the foreground.= A scroll runs along the bottom inscribed with "TARANAKI XI RIFLES / REGIMENT". The pin on the back has been broken off. A "9CT " hallmark is stamped on the rear.
Accession No
TM2002.495

An arrangement of pressed ferns presented in an ornate gilt frame.
Accession No
A66.457

Framed commemorative scroll for Private Charles Lawrence Sattler of the Wellington Infantry Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Sattler was killed in action October 30th, 1916. The text reads: "He whom this scroll commemorates was numbered among those who at the call of King and Country, left all that was dear to them, endured hardness, faced danger, and finally passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice, giving up their own lives that others might live in freedom. Let those who come after see to it that his name be not forgotten." Below this in red is: "Pte. Charles Lawrence Sattler / Wellington Inf. Regt. N.Z.E.F."
Accession No
A87.215

Red leather album with gold embossed title: "Ferns of N Z, Whangamomona 17/4/10". Arranged ferns and moss have been glued onto card pages with pink interleaves. Of the 19 arrangements, only five include labels.
Accession No
A70.613

Name/Title
Kaupapa woven from wool. Worked in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-tahi. Five whenu to every 10mm. Ara, made from twine, spaced at approx 15mm intervals. Sections of Multi-coloured pheasant feathers interspersed with Kaka feathers form top row. Green and pink wool also line the top. Kaupapa of the cloak has alternate sections of niho taniwha that are weaved horizontally from one side to the other with bright green white and pink wool. In between horizontal sections are poipoi resembling ngore woven from pink green and white wool.
Accession No
PA2005.026

Name/Title
An infants baptismal gown that has two layers. The underdress is made of cream-coloured silk and has two buttons on the reverse; the overdress is made of cotton lace and also has two buttons on the centre-back opening. Both garments are short sleeved and are not attached. The lace has a scalloped edge along the bottom and a embroidered flower pattern which repeats on the yoke.
Accession No
TM2002.515

Wooden infant's high chair with rounded tray, wicker work back rest, carved decoration and turned legs. There are four metal wheels on the inside of each leg.
Accession No
A96.993

Name/Title
Dark wood chiffonier with carved backboard and shelf. Two doors at front and raised on a black lift.
Accession No
A81.850

Name/Title
Wooden chest in two parts with four drawers. The top 'drawer' is hinged along the bottom edge and folds out to reveal a writing desk and interior shelving. The drawers have brass handles and locks that are inset into the drawer front so as to be flush with the surface.
Accession No
A96.995

Name/Title
Wooden chiffonier with carved backboard, two doors and moulded decoration. The backboard has a shelf at centre.
Accession No
A96.994

Name/Title
Metal fire shovel with stamped design and knopped finial (handle).
Accession No
A91.999

Name/Title
Steel fire poker with brass knopped finial.
Accession No
A92.001

Name/Title
Wooden wheel backed chair with moulded seat base with arm rests that intersect the back support rails.
Accession No
A61.854

Name/Title
Heavy block metal smoothing iron with twisted handle design. Long and thin with pointed nose, high sides and moulded top edge. c.1840s.
Accession No
A68.603

Vegetable caterpillar, more commonly known as the lava of the moth Sphink convolvuli or in Māori pēpe. The larva is infected with a a parasitic fungus named Cordiceps robertsii. Catapillar is visibly thicker at one end.
Accession No
A102.343

Name/Title
Fluted with yellow rims, iron red border with pink and blue flowers. Cup has floral sprays on outside as well. Wish bone handle.
Accession No
A58.275

Name/Title
A pair of pedestal vases with two handles. The main body is glazed in green with handpainted scenes and elaborately decorated in gilt. The handles are white with gilt decoration overall. Each vase has two handpainted scenes on opposite sides of the main body also framed with gilt. One vase shows two cherubs/angles examining the contents of a box and seated on a cloud. The other vase shows two cherubs/angels on a cloud, one playing a wind pipe and the other is dancing. The opposite scene on both vases depicts a bouquet of fruits and flowers although the arrangement is unique to each vase.
Accession No
A88.020

Cup, saucer and sugar basin decorated with a red ochre transfer design and handpainted flowers. Edges are trimmed with a yellow/gold colour.
Accession No
A69.452

A pack of Draught Provincial Bitter beer cards without the jokers. Each card is printed with the logo on the reverse side and a card has been adhered logo side out to the front of the cardboard box.
Accession No
TM2003.362

Name/Title
A jar of preserved plums. Half of the juice has evaporated exposing several plums which are shrivelled and dark. The liquid has leaked and there are drip marks on all sides of the jar. The top of the jar has been reinforced with candle wax. "Preserved Plums about 1899 or 1900" is written in faded lettering on the label.
Accession No
A92.979
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