Calabash

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Calabashe for Ndebele people

Calabash, globualr shape engraved with figures and animals

Borne and ivory snuff-spoons, borne and ivory hair combs, ivory arm-ring, horn carved snuff-container

Zulu, Xhosa, Mpondo Thonga and Swazi borne and ivory snuff-spoons, borne and ivory hair combs, ivory arm-ring, horn carved snuff-container (for more details see image 700 CRA, Killie Campbell Africana Library)

Wooden bowl and two engraved calabashes

Wooden bowl and two engraved calabashes along with wcp 705, a watercolor of  a Ntwane boy initiate at Dennelton 1950's. The bowls are traditional type used in initiation school. Collected at time of painting by Dr. B. Tyrrell and donated ti the collections on November 1989.

Gourd Container:calabash

Globular large calabash with a hole cut at the top. Decorated with bras wire. It was donated by May L Byron.

Two young girls carrying babies on their backs, with a thatched dwelling in the background

 

General caption on page: Home Life

Description: Early twentieth-century.  There are four calabashes in the foreground of the picture.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 32

 

 

Decorated calabashes

Decorated calabashes

Carved/burnt calabash. Venda

Carved/burnt calabash

Calabash and clay pots. Venda school show. Sibasa. 11.9.1961

Calabash and clay pots. Venda school show. Sibasa. 11.9.1961

Decorated calabash. pedi adult at Ngwane Mhube. and bead ring. 3.11.1961

Decorated calabash. pedi adult at Ngwane Mhube. and bead ring. 3.11.1961

burnt calabash by Emilin Mlondodozi. Lemana Training school

burnt calabash by Emilin Mlondodozi. Lemana Training school

burnt calabash with beaded grass po-cover. Lemana Training School 2.11.1961

burnt calabash with beaded grass po-cover. Lemana Training School

Carved calabash. venda adult

Carved calabash. venda adult

Carved calabash Venda. Green Haven

Carved calabash Venda. Green Haven

Carved calabash with detail views of. in African Museum, Johannesburg 25.04.1960

Carved calabash with detail views of. in African Museum

Calabash dipper. Tsonga. africanan Museum Johannesburg 25.04.1960

Calabash dipper. Tsonga. africanan Museum Johannesburg

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