Three-handled cup, Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Monoxyle palm wine cup formed of a pedestal surmounted by a hollow cylinder serving as a cup. It is decorated with three identical characters forming the handles. It is quite rare to find a cup with three characters. The cylinder is decorated with a series of interlacing patterns characteristic of the style.
    Hardwood with a shiny brown patina.
    Middle 20th century
    H : 18,5 cm
    Kuba people - Bushongo, Democratic Republic of Congo
    Provenance : - Ex Belgian collection,
    - Collected in-situ according to Mr. Michel Tordeus, by his grandfather Tordeurs Gilles who was a colonial officer in Kasaï

    Ref: 03QZJE8UGK

    Ethnic group Kuba
    Style Tribal Art (African Usuels and Rituals items of Tribal Art Style)
    Century 20th century (African Usuels and Rituals items 20th century)
    Country of origin Zaire
    Height (cm) 18,5 cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France

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