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Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Lwena or Chokwe)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vessel, Artist Unknown (Lwena or Chokwe)
Vessel: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic
Size: 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 8 7/16 in. (34.29 x 27.31 x 21.43 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Lwena or Chokwe, Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker Sotheby's sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: Round body with short foot; handle and thick spout; neck decorated with incised geometric designs; human head, facing handle, on top of neck with caplike hairstyle; black
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 99.109.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009