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Palm Wine Cup

Arts of Africa

DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS height: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); diameter at top: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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CAPTION Wongo. Palm Wine Cup, late 19th century. Wood, height: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); diameter at top: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1358. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE front, CUR.22.1358_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Short-stemmed goblet decorated with varied incised geometric motifs and lines. Condition:Very good, with mellow brown patina. Several small chips at lip.
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Palm Wine Cup