Powder Box (Tutukipfula)
Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th century
height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Small teardrop-shaped flask. Nut-colored surface undecorated except for two incised concentric rings at peak. Fiber cord drawn through hole in body and cover. Empty holes in cover and body at opposite side. Elegantly carved. CONDITION: Good.
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Kongo. Powder Box (Tutukipfula), late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, fiber, height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.149a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.149_front_PS5.jpg)
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