3008 – Wooden base

Physical description:
A lathe turned, hand carved stand. Fluted sides.
Size:
Ball rest: 6.5cm, base: 10cm, height 7cm
Information:
A stand, possibly used for displaying and using a scrying crystal ball. Found in a box of uncatalogued items with two labels in Williamson's hand: 'Witch-doctor. Mau-Mau. Sundry Items.' The other label reads: 'Witch-Doctor. Mau-Mau Relics'. Probably used in displays within the Museum.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Wood