Powder Box (Tutukipfula)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
height: 3 in. (7.6 cm); diameter: 2 in. (5.1 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Small dark brown teardrop-shaped flask. Two hollow cylinders follow shape of upper body. Incised geometric decoration consists of three concentric lines at peak, vertical lines at base of cover and body, and horizontal pattern at body. CONDITION: Fair.
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Kongo. Powder Box (Tutukipfula), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, height: 3 in. (7.6 cm); diameter: 2 in. (5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.147a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.147a-b_front_PS5.jpg)
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