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Catalog Number 1976.1.15
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Powder Container
Description Powder container with lid cast in brass by a special wax process known as kuduo by the Asante of Ghana. The kuduo is a round brass bown decorated with two snakes, two lizards, and fan shapes along the surface. It has three peg legs and a cone shaped lid with a rope border along the edge. The lid is also topped with a bird in flight.
Dimensions H-8 Dia-5 Cir-15.7 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Ghana
Rites & ceremonies
People Asante