Kuba. <em>Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)</em>, 19th century. Wood, copper alloy, 8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.  (20.3 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.172. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.172_SL1.jpg)

Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)


Medium: Wood, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (20.3 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)



Accession Number: 22.172

Image: 22.172_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Barrel-shaped wooden goblet with pedestal. Object incised with angular snake symbols on a crosshatched background. Base has bands of zigzags and diamond shapes. Patina is dark brown. Condition: good, except for a long vertical crack in the body that has been repaired with three metal clamps.

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