Kuba. <em>Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)</em>, 19th century. Wood, copper alloy, 6 3/4 x 4 x 5 1/8 in. (17.1 x 10.2 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1487. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1487_PS2.jpg)

Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)


Medium: Wood, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 4 x 5 1/8 in. (17.1 x 10.2 x 13 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1487

Image: 22.1487_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden cup for ritual drinking of palm wine, in the form of a human head, with handle. Decorated at hairline, between eyes at temples with brass tacks. Condition: Base chipped has been broken and repaired.

Brooklyn Museum