Search records

Knockaloe marquetry bone vase

Date made: 1914-1918

Description: One of a pair of bone vases with an inlaid marquetry design, the bones were made in Knockaloe Internment camp 1914-18. 22 cm high. The wooden inlay design is of a Rhenish castle above arches.

There is the faint remnant of a verse on one side of the bone which looks like it may have been removed by overzealous cleaning in the past.

Measurements: overall: 29.8 cm x 10.5 cm x 9.8 cm

Materials: mammal bone, wood

Object name: vase

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1976-0075/b



Optional, not displayed

Manx National Heritage (MNH) will always put you in control of the information we send you. Read our privacy policy