University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF411
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Height: 14.2 cm
Outside Diameter:11 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:671 - Field No SF
95 - African Sale Catalogue Number

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.


Bibliography:

[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 112/Fig. 6-38View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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