Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)
Arts of Africa
6 1/2 x 4 x 4 in. (16.5 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kuba. Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey), 19th century. Wood, 6 1/2 x 4 x 4 in. (16.5 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.126. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.126_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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Wooden cup in the shape of a human head with stylized features. Cup has one inch cylindrical lip with linear decoration. Hair is made up of crosshatched lines with a raised diamond-shaped segment on the back of the head. Cheeks have curved multilinear scarification. At temples there are linear concentric forms. Cylindrical ears protrude. Pedestal is shallow and circular in shape.
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