Kongo (Vili subgroup). <em>Top of Whistle (Nsiba)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, glass, lead, applied materials, 9 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (22.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.104. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.104_front_PS5.jpg)

Top of Whistle (Nsiba)

Artist:Kongo (Vili subgroup)

Medium: Wood, glass, lead, applied materials

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Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 9 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (22.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 22.104

Image: CUR.22.104_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark brown figure of a man. Staff head or knife handle carved in form of seated man with European top hat and pigtail coiffure, bottle in right hand and European-shaped tumbler in left hand. Glass eyes. CONDITION: Fair.

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