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Carved Horn Buffalo Drinking Cup

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Buffalo horn, copper
  • Place Made: Africa
  • DATES early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 14 3/16 x 4 15/16 in. (36 x 12.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1482
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). Carved Horn Buffalo Drinking Cup, early 20th century. Buffalo horn, copper, 14 3/16 x 4 15/16 in. (36 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1482. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1482_front_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.22.1482_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Buffalo horn cup of large size, carved in traditional relief patterns, concentric circles etc. also with foliate designs. Tip wound with copper wire. CONDITION: Good.
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    Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). <em>Carved Horn Buffalo Drinking Cup</em>, early 20th century. Buffalo horn, copper, 14 3/16 x 4 15/16 in. (36 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1482. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1482_front_PS5.jpg)