Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey), 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)
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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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