Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). <em>Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 8 1/16 x 3 1/2 in. (20.5 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1485. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1485_threequarter_PS5.jpg)

Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)

Artist:Kuba (Bushoong subgroup)

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 3 1/2 in. (20.5 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1485

Image: CUR.22.1485_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Palm wine cup, carved in shape of human head with horns of a ram, on "chain link" pierced pedestal. Unusd, unpatinated. CONDITION: Cracked and chipped but generally good. Brown patina, darker for hair and scarification.

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