Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lidded milk container
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • lidded milk container, 1900–1910
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • wood, cord, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 28 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1700

Dark brown globular wooden vessel with a round foot, short neck and a raised ring at the bottom of the neck. The lid is a cup with three legs. Lid is tethered to vessel base with a cord of twisted plant fiber.