Palmwine cup, Kuba, D. R. Congo.
A Bakuba cup, of swelling circular form, supported on a domed base by five curving legs, the sides decorated with fine incised ornaments in relief containing diamond-shaped motifs.
Used for ritual purposes for palm wine, which is why such cups were made of precious wood and were carved with special care.
Wood, brown patina, min. dam., haircracks, traces of wear and use. H: 16 cm, H: 6.3 inch.
Regular price: € 650,- Now: € 525,-