Arts of Africa
height: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); diameter: 4.8 lb. (2.2kg) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Calabash, before 1922. Calabash, brass, height: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); diameter: 4.8 lb. (2.2kg). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1357. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1357_front_PS5.jpg)
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Reddish-brown gourd, decorated with nine brass studs on the neck and 21 studs arranged in radiating lines from a hole in the body.
Condition: good, edge of top opening chipped, hardened waxy substance on bottom, probably used in old installation.
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