Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). <em>Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 8 1/4 x 4 5/16 in. (21 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1486. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1486_front_PS5.jpg)

Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)

Artist:Kuba (Bushoong subgroup)

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 4 5/16 in. (21 x 11 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1486

Image: CUR.22.1486_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden goblet single head, dark hard wood, incised design. Elongated head with scarification marks on cheeks, ears set far back. On circular base. Sparkling substance covers the surface. CONDITION: Small chip on top of cup; otherwise good. Repairs along right jawline and upward. Insect damage on interior. Small repairs at base of lip. Glossy patina.

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