Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Box: Lidded

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lubudi River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Wood, camwood powder
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/16 x W. 4 5/16 in. (10.4 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
1978.412.548a, b
Not on view
Collected in Lubudi River region by Leo Viktor Frobenius (1873-1938), Central African Expedition (DIAFE) 1904-1906; Jeanne Walschot, Brussels, Belgium; Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1967; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 440.

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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