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Knockaloe bone vase

Date made: 1916

Maker: Knockaloe Camp Internee

Description: A carved beef bone vase, with a heavy plain dark wood base, made in Knockaloe Civilian Internment Camp by an unknown internee. A single flower (simple tulip design) is hand carved in bas relief on the front of the vase with a simple band carved around the top rim. 'Zur Erinnerung! Isle of Man 1914-16.' is carved on the reverse of the vase. The hollow bone vase is attached to the base by a wooden plug nailed to the base.

Measurements: overall: 25.8 cm x 9 cm x 8.4 cm

Materials: mammal bone, steel, wood

Object name: ornament

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1959-0117a



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