|Title||Calabash Gourd Container Brown Cameroon OLD African Art|
|Type of Object||Calabash or Gourd|
|Country of Origin||Cameroon|
|Approximate Age||20th century|
|Dimensions||15 inches tall x 11 inches diameter|
|Overall Condition||Very Good|
A calabash container made by an unknown people in Cameroon. Calabashes have historically held an important placew in the lives of West and Central Africans. Used for milk, beer, water, and medicines, they were part of both daily life and ceremonies.