University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF404
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number685 - Field No SF

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; handle on one side, incised with eight staggered diamonds.


Bibliography:

[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23View Objects cited in this Publication

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