From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-224
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture N`Bondo
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Incised
Iconography Human Face

Small. Wood, in the form of a chalice. Deep cup ornamented with incised band around rim and below this four human faces in high relief; this is supported by a round upright encircled by four deep ridges, which rests on a solid round foot. The cup is colored red; the upright and foot black.

Height 21.4 cm
Outside Diameter 11.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 22689 - Old Museum Number | 188 - Field No SF

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