Powder Box (Tutukipfula)
Arts of Africa
Wood, copper alloy
late 19th or early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Dark brown pear-shaped flask. Wire drawn through one of two hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Small round button on top of cover; stopper fills hole at bottom of body. Geometric decoration on body and on one face of cover. Body is cracked in half; requires repair.
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Kunyi Kongo. Powder Box (Tutukipfula), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.148a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.148_front_PS5.jpg)
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