Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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container with lid
  • unknown Ndebele maker
  • container with lid, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 29 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2761.a,b

The dark brown gourd shaped vessel (2007.2761.a) has three rectangular legs and an uneven band near the rim. The cup-like lid (2007.2761.b) has three short legs.