Item DSS140 - Bellow Point

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Bellow Point

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  • Source of title proper: Chloe Rushovich for FHYA using Msunduzi Museum materials

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  • 2017 - (Online curation)
    Online curation
    Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA)
    Digital image by Msunduzi Museum Collection
  • YYYY - (Custody)
    Msunduzi Museum incorporating the Voortrekker Complex
  • 1983/01/04 - (Custody)
    Natal Museum Services
  • 1949 - 1974 (Collection)
    Reverend P. Stander
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    No attribution

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[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Addisionele Inligting: Die punt is aan die res van die blaasbalk gekonekteer met n klei pyp wat omtrent n meter weg in twee dele van die blaasbalk vas kom.
Onderweros Hoof/de: Volkekunde
Spesifieke Naam/Titel: Blaasbalk punt
Aanwinsno: DSS140
Datum: 04/01/1983
Tydelike/Leningsno: was 10 & 12
Ras: Zoeloe
Volksnaam/Skrywer Medeling: Ingxenye epambile, eduze komlilo, yesifutho. Isikwe etsheni elitambileyo
Oorsprong: Natal RSA. Punt van blaaksbalk naaste aan vuur. Gesny uit sagte klip.
Materiaal: Klip
Metode van Vervaardering/Tegniek: Mens vervaardig
Funksie: Die punt van n blaasbalk wat in die vuur gesit.
Mate: Groot kant omtrek: 285mm; smal kant deurtrek: 35mm; lengte:11.5 - 14mm
Kleur: Ligvaal - ligbruin
Verdere Beskrywing: Die tuit mooi uit sagte klip gevorm smal aan die een kant - wyer aan die ander met n gat deur die middel. Effens n rooierigheid op die een kant. Volgens Ds. Stander toon dit tekens dat dit in die vuur was.
Toestand: Goed. Klein stukkies wit uit die bree rand gebreek.
Aanskaffing: Uit versameking van Ds. P. Stander destyds van Dingaanstat Sendingstasie (1949 - 74)]

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[Source - Translated from Afrikaans into English by Athos Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Additional Information: The point is attached to the balance of the bellows via two clay pipes, which separate into two sections about 1 meter away from the bellows to attach to the bellows in two separate sections
Subject Heading/s: Ethnology
Specific Name/Title: Bellow point
Accession No.: DSS140
Date: 04/01/83
Temp/Loan No: WAS 10 / 12
Race: Zulu
Indiginous[sic] Name/Author Statement: Ingxenye epambili. Eduzi komlilo, yesifutho. Isikwe etsheni elitambileyo
Origin: Natal, RSA – end of bellow nearest fire carved out of stone
Material: Stone
Method of Manufacture/Technique: Manmade
Function: The end of the bellows inserted into the fire
Measurements: Big side circumference - 285mm, small side diameter - 35mm, length – 11,5mm – 14mm
Colour: Light dull brown
Further Description: The mouthpiece is beautifully fashioned from soft stone, narrow at one end and wider at the other with a hole through the middle. A slight red tinge on the one side. According to Pastor Stander, this shows signs of being used in the fire
Condition: Good, with small pieces of white broken out of the wide rim
Acquisition: Out of the collection of Pastor Stander, at the time resident of the Dingaan Street Mission Station (19479- 1974)]

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