Wooden snuff mortar in form of carved female figure

Made:
1880-1925 in Angola
maker:
Chokwe people

Wooden snuff mortar in form of carved female figure with mortar on her head in form of Chokwe drum, Chokwe, maker, Angolan(?), 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657992
Materials:
beads, glass, earring, brass, stopper, gourd, thong, hide, wood
type:
snuff mortar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • grinder - tool
  • mortar
credit:
Pareyn, H.

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