Arts of Africa
early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Wooden drinking cup with handle. From top and bottom, cup curves towards narrower central portion. Long narrow handle has a carved woman's face at top and bottom, each chin connected to the central holding device. Carved into vessel are strong vertically-arranged chevron designs with parallel linear bands at top and bottom. Smooth interior.
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Kuba. Cup, early 20th century. Wood, 5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in. (15 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.801. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.801_front_PS5.jpg)
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