Decorative container in two pieces

African, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba peoples
mid-20th century

Place of Creation: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa


Overall: 53.34 x 11.43 cm (21 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, metal alloy

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art




Either September 2002 or late 2005, sold by Abdullah Keita, Providence, RI, to Dwight B. Heath, Providence; 2008, gift of Dwight B. and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

NOTE: Provenance information was provided by the donor at the time of the gift, and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Christopher J. Luttman, M.D.