Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, cord, height: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.144. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.144_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:KongoKamba Kongo

Medium: Wood, cord

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.144

Image: CUR.22.144_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong, leaning flask. Dark brown box is held together by a knotted rope drawn through hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Incised geometric decoration consists of vertical lines and waves of semicircles. CONDITION: Good.

Brooklyn Museum