The proverb pot lids of Lower Congo

Object type: proverb lid
Materials: wood
Legend: Just because you now have a beautiful pipe, does not mean that you should reject the old one. This is barely disguised advice by a woman talking to her husband who has just married another, younger woman.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Bas-Congo > Boma
Culture: Solongo
Acquisition related person: Léon M. J. Guebels (°1889 - †1966) as donor
Date of acquisition: 1946-07-23
Dimensions: 15,2 cm x 4,5 cm
Inventory number: EO.0.0.42887