Kuba. <em>Goblet in the Form of a Head (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 8 3/4 x 3 9/16 in. (22.3 x 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.120. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.120_front_PS5.jpg)

Goblet in the Form of a Head (Mbwoongntey)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 3 9/16 in. (22.3 x 9 cm)


Accession Number: 22.120

Image: CUR.22.120_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden goblet in the form of a head. Coiffure flares upward and back with crosshatched incised design overall. Raised scarification on face and back of neck. Two rectangular openings in pedestal. Condition good. Broken out hole on back of head. Black spots on forehead. Point of nose chipped. Pedestal cracked.

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