Kongo. <em>Bottle</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, 8 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (21.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.123. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.123_front_PS5.jpg)

Bottle

Artist:Kongo

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (21.6 x 8.3 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 22.123

Image: CUR.22.123_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light brown wooden bottle with carved geometric decoration. Bottle has a narrow, circular lip, a flaring neck, a thin elongated waist, a globular lower body, and a low pedestal foot. Two hollowed triangular forms at either side of waist. Concentric circles carved at top of neck and middle of lower body, and a low pedestal foot. Two hollowed triangular forms at either side of waist. Concentric circles carved at top of neck and middle of lower body, vertical lines carved at top and bottom of lower body. CONDITION: Good.

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