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Box

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Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

c. 1914

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Box, Artist Unknown (Luba)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Polychrome wood, metal
Size: 8 3/16 x 17 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (20.8 x 44 x 16 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Rectangular box; sits on runners created by extended short sides; nonfunctional metal lock mechanism on front; hinged lid; decorated with incised diamonds and horizontal lines on front and incised bars with vertical stripes on sides; painted black and red
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Adrienne H. and Robert J. White
Accession Number: 99.139.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009