Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lot 6300
Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sold for US$ 1,708 inc. premium
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Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lot Details
Kuba (Shoowa) Anthropomorphic Cup, Democratic Republic of the Congo
height 7 1/2in (15.2cm)
of hollowed form with a curved handle, the body naturalistically carved into the form of a human head with a coiffure of crisscrossed incisions above a face with the eyes shut and with raised scarifications at their sides, slightly elevated cheeks, wide nose and diminutive mouth, altogether expressing tranquility and harmony; fine dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Martial Bronsin, Brussels
Property of a California Collector

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  • Additional provenance should read: "Martial Bronsin, Brussels" before "Property of a California Collector."
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