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Box (Lid)

Accession Number
1985/1.162A

Title
Box (Lid)

Artist(s)
Kuba

Artist Nationality
Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1930

Medium & Support
wood and tukula powder

Dimensions
6 1/2 in (16.5 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Subject matter
Please see object no. 1985/1.162B.

Physical Description
A lid for a square shaped box with a rounded disk-shaped base. The lid is bordered with a diamond geometric pattern and the center has a round button-like fixture attached to it. For a full description of the box, please see object no. 1985/1.162B.

Primary Object Classification
Wood and Woodcarving

Primary Object Type
box

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
basket
carvings (visual works)
covers
covers (overlying objects)
geometric motifs
prestige

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