Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, 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)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:KongoKamba Kongo

Medium: Wood, fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.149a-b

Image: CUR.22.149_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum