Palm Wine Cup
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
5 1/8 x 5 x 5 in. (13 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased in Brussels from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin for the Brooklyn Museum.
Palm wine cup of classical vase shape, tapering pedestal; dark brown hardwood, patinated; alternating hatched designs on edges, incised triangles on lower body.
Condition: Piece broken from pedestal, cracks on both sides of body.
This item is not on view
Wongo. Palm Wine Cup, early 20th century. Wood, 5 1/8 x 5 x 5 in. (13 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.159. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.159_front_PS5.jpg)
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