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Ladle

Object Number:AF756
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bahuana
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:927 - Other Number

Description

Wooden ladle with long handle; handle is flat and has a smooth surface; at the top end the handle raises off the surface; handle is ornmented with incised carving, left of the center is a cut-out diamond shape with incised cross hatch patterns; two horizontal rows of diamonds are incised (one on either side); bowl of ladle is circular with a rounded bottom.

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