Carved wooden snuff mortar in the form of a squatt

Made:
1880-1920 in Kinshasa

Carved wooden snuff mortar in the form of a squatting human figure, female, cauldron-like bowl supported on head, Bambala tribe(?), Kwango River basin, south-west Congo, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A656781
type:
snuff mortar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • grinder - tool
  • mortar
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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