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Cup

Object Number:AF5116
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 16.8 cm
Width: 9 cm
Depth: 11 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919
Other Number:022 - Cast Number

Description

Carved anthropomorphic cup in shape of human head, handle of cup at back of neck. Cf. AF1946.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Henry U. "Notes on Some Congo and West African Woodcarvings". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XIV. no. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 111-112View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 250/Fig. 15-9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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