Arts of Africa
early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased in Brussels from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin for the Brooklyn Museum.
Palm wine cup stained brown, made in form of a drum, a head running into a hand carved as a handle. A band running around the top carved in Greek-like "Meander style," and in lighter brown than rest of cup. Unused, unpatinated.
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Kuba. Goblet, early 20th century. Wood, 7 1/16 x 4 5/8 in. (18 x 11.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.156. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.156_front_PS5.jpg)
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