Kunyi Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, height: 5 in. (12.7 cm); diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.137a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.137_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:Kunyi Kongo

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 5 in. (12.7 cm); diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 22.137a-b

Image: CUR.22.137_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light-colored wooden flask. Cover of pear-shaped box is truncated; two hollow, slightly flaring cylinders follow shape of upper body. Black pigment on grid-like, raised geometric decoration. Cracks on cover. CONDITION: Cracked.

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