Arts of Africa
early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kuba. Cup, early 20th century. Wood, 5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in. (15 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.801. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.801_front_PS5.jpg)
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Wooden drinking cup with handle. From top and bottom, cup curves towards narrower central portion. Long narrow handle has a carved woman's face at top and bottom, each chin connected to the central holding device. Carved into vessel are strong vertically-arranged chevron designs with parallel linear bands at top and bottom. Smooth interior.
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