Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • dipper, late 1800s–1998
  • wood, carving, incising, woodburning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 46.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 18 1/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3206

The long straight wooden handle has a hollowed bulb at the end. The bulb has a small circular opening. The bulb is decorated with bands of incised triangles, colored dark by woodburning. There are five dark bands on the handle near the bulb.