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Calabash Gourd Brown Cameroon OLD African Art

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Title Calabash Gourd Container Brown Cameroon OLD African Art
Type of Object Calabash or Gourd
Country of Origin Cameroon
People Unspecified
Materials gourd
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions 15 inches tall x 11 inches diameter
Overall Condition Very Good

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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.