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Ceremonial Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ceremonial Vessel, Artist Unknown (Luba)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Terracotta, wire
Size: 14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (37.15 x 24.92 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker [XY], on sticker, on back
Physical Description: Rounded body with small foot and sloping shoulder; human head at top of neck with large pierced ears (wire ring in PL ear), open mouth and short beard; incised bands with crosshatching at shoulder
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 99.109.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009