Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Palm wine cup, carved in shape of human head with horns of a ram, on "chain link" pierced pedestal. Unusd, unpatinated. CONDITION: Cracked and chipped but generally good. Brown patina, darker for hair and scarification.
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Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey), early 20th century. Wood, 8 1/16 x 3 1/2 in. (20.5 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1485. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1485_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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