Tribal Group: IBO
Bowl, wood, used to store and serve kola nuts that are used in welcoming ceremonies.

This is a view of the top lid of the Ibo kola nut bowl from above.

This is the same perspective but with lids over the storage containment areas removed so that the oily kola nut surfaces at the openings can be seen. The object is very heavy, with the underside descending into an inverted cone shape.

ca. late 19th/early 20th century..

No record of the Ibo artist



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