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Object Number:
AF411
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bashilele
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Carved, drinking cup, pattern, Imbolo = the knot. Wooden. Interlocking, continous of six large diamonds forming a series of smaller diamonds within; linear pattern; incised grooves and zig zag pattern around both the rim and base; metal set in first groove, close to the rim, parts are painted brown; handle on one side, incised with three vertically set diamonds.
Height:
14.2cm
Outside Diamater:
11cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
671   -   Field No SF
F38   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 112/Fig. 6-38
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