University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF475
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Bushongo
Isambo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Height: 19.5cm
Width: 8cm
Depth: 8cm
Outside Diameter:6.1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number735 - Other Number

Description

Carved wooden cup; oval shape with flat top; incised with crosshatch pattern and linear forms around the center; three rings carved below the rim and above the base of cup; four triangular forms suppor cup and are atttached to round base.
Similiar to AF462.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 250/Fig. 15-11View Objects cited in this Publication

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