Kongo. <em>Powder box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, hide, height: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); diameter: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.146. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.146_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:KongoKamba Kongo

Medium: Wood, hide

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); diameter: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.146

Image: CUR.22.146_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
'Cafe au lait'-colored wooden flask. Pear-shaped box decorated with three incised bands of horizontal ribs, at top, waist, and narrowing foot. Knotted strip of hide drawn through two hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. CONDITION: Fair.

Brooklyn Museum