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FINE KUBA POWDER BOX

DRC

Finely Decorated Powder Box. Kuba Culture, DRC

This early powder box has been beautifully decorated all over its wooden surface with typical Kuba interlocking geometric designs. Such boxes were traditionally used to hold camwood power which was used to decorate the hair and body. Traces of the red camwood can be seen on the lid and body of the box.

Ex Michel Koenig, Brussels

Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century (1930's)

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L: 23 .5 CM
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