From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF489A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bushongo
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood | Fiber
Technique Carved

Wooden pigment box with lid; square shape; lid is ornmented with geometric carvings; rim on all four sides are slanted; knob protrudes from center of lid; directly above know on rim is a hole, a second hole is found below this one on the side of the box; body of box is also decoratively carved; rim is slanted on bottom of box as well; exterior base of box is plain; exterior of box is dark brown in color; interior of box has a red hue from the pigment it once contained.

Height 8 cm
Length 17 cm
Width 17 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 615 - Field No SF

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