Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lidded Box:Crescent

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Wood, camwood (?) powder
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 x W.4 1/4 x D. 12 1/8 in. (7 x 10.8 x 30.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.262a, b
Not on view
Leo Viktor Frobenius, Central African Expedition (DIAFE), 1904–1906; [Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1963]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1963, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

Vansina, Jan. La Royaume Kuba. Tervuren: Royal Museum for Central Africa, 1964.

Vansina, Jan. The Children of Woot. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Cornet, Joseph. Art Royal Kuba. Milan: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982.



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