Gourd Snuff Box and Tongs
Unidentified Sukuma maker
late 19th-early 20th century
Gourd, wire, leather, beads, and metal
Overall: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Overall: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Place Made: Usukauma, Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa
Not on view
Collection of Mrs. Bazett (possibly Mrs. Mary Ann Sampson Bazett (1837-unknown), mother of Mary Bazett Leakey (1866-1948), one of the four Bazett sisters who were Missionaries in East Africa); given to the Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1939.
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