From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF428
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bushongo
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Period Early 20th Century
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Wooden vessel; flat base; mid section is bulbous; handle on side, carved oval shape with pointed ends protrude from the handle; body of object is ornamenttaly carved with small diamonds; this pattern is called "Mayulu", meaning the tortoise.

Height 12 cm
Outside Diameter 5.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 686 - Field No SF

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