box, carrying device, ornament

Name

box, carrying device, ornament

Description

Wooden box with carving of anthropomorphic head on lid. The rest of the lid contains triangular relief carvings. The face on lid seems to have a beard. Around the box and lid there is a 'woven' style carving. Inside is plain. Original classification: "R. Domestic objects (spatulas, tire pistons, drills, farm knives, bowls, vessels, fans, tapa cloth, beaters, looms, bobbins, staff and walking stick".

Accession Number

R.0038

Item Count

1

Materials

wood, varnish, pigment

Location

Africa
Congo, Democratic Republic of

Culture Group

Kuba

Media Credits

Copyright 2015 University College London. This work by The UCL Ethnographic Collections is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional permissions may be available from http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/ethno

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