MOA: University of British Columbia


Drumstick with a cane body set into a wood handle, topped with a black metal ferrule. Cane body curves twice, in middle and near top; top curve ends in a curl. Body has a hook-like appearance. Handle is an irregularly shaped cylinder with a flattened front; tapers into an oval-shaped base. Bands of raised vertical rectangles carved along length; plain rings throughout. Bottom section of cylinder, that tapers, is decorated with incised vertical lines. Triangular channel carved into front of handle, near bottom edge.

  • Narrative

    Purchased by the donor's parents from an antique shop in Toronto, sometime in the 1980s-1990s.

  • Type of Item drumstick
  • Culture Nepalese
  • Material stain, cane grass, wood, metal
  • Measurements height 42.0 cm, width 18.3 cm, depth 2.6 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Mary Hayes
  • Received from Mary Hayes

  • Made in Nepal

  • Creation Date between 1900 and 1950
  • Ownership Date before August 26, 2021
  • Acquisition Date on August 26, 2021

  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3521/0002