Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). <em>Janus-Faced Goblet (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (14.5 x 14.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1488. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1488_front_PS5.jpg)

Janus-Faced Goblet (Mbwoongntey)

Artist:Kuba (Bushoong subgroup)

Medium: Wood

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Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (14.5 x 14.0 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H2, 2D

Accession Number: 22.1488

Image: CUR.22.1488_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden cup for ritual drinking of palm wine, carved in the form of two human heads, dos-a-dos, relief facial carving of groups of keloids and concentric circles. On narrow necked circular base. CONDITION: Good.

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