Arts of Africa
height: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm); diameter: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin in Brussels for the Brooklyn Museum.
Small light reddish-brown gourd in two halves - top to bottom. Bottom has incised lines and scalloped pattern. Top has incised lines, triangles and zigzag lines. There is a short leather thong inserted through hole in top.
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Bowl, before 1922. Gourd, leather, height: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm); diameter: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.367. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.367_front_PS5.jpg)
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