Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Description

Cup: male figure handle
20th C.
Wood
7 1/4 x 6"
Finely carved Kuba cup with male figure as handle; tri-part globular cup has classic abstract designs incised on the surface. The designs include cross hatched, diamonds and bands of parallel lines. Several ciruclar-globular shapes are seen protruding on the center section; the figure has a classic Kuba style face, fluid interlocked arms and shoulders that cross the chest and form the handle of the cup.

Date

20th C.

Creator

Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo

Source

Gift of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer

Identifier

2011.007.007

Collection

Citation

Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, “Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed December 11, 2023, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/14464.