Kuba. <em>Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 9 x 4 in. (22.9 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.121. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.121_front_PS5.jpg)

Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 9 x 4 in. (22.9 x 10.2 cm)


Accession Number: 22.121

Image: CUR.22.121_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden goblet with single head. Horned hairdo sweeps backward from pointed forehead and ends in back. Narrow face with triangular nose small ears, long ridged neck set into hemispheric base. The top opening is a 1 1/2 in. high cylinder. CONDITION: Good. Vertical cracks from top opening and base.

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