Kunyi Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.148a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.148_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:Kunyi Kongo

Medium: Wood, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.148a-b

Image: CUR.22.148_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark brown pear-shaped flask. Wire drawn through one of two hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Small round button on top of cover; stopper fills hole at bottom of body. Geometric decoration on body and on one face of cover. Body is cracked in half; requires repair. Condition: Fair

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