Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk (Sir Robert Shombueck), Non-Indian, 1804-1865
Blackmore Museum, 1867-1968
Cranmore Ethnographical Museum
Yoke (ball-game accessory)
Pecked, ground, carved
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804-1865, a British diplomat who served in the Dominican Republic between 1848 and 1857); purchased by the Blackmore Museum (Salisbury, England) in 1865 at Stevens' auction rooms (London, England); purchased from the Blackmore Museum in 1933 by the Cranmore Ethnographical Museum (Chislehurst, Kent, England); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Cranmore Museum in 1937.