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