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Kuba Cup Handle Wood Mug Congo African Art

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Title Kuba Cup Handle Wood Mug Congo African Art
Type of Object Ceremonial Cup
Country of Origin Democratic Republic of the Congo
People Kuba
Materials Wood
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 4 Inches
Width: 6.5 Inches
mouth is 3 inches across
Overall Condition good
Damage/Repair minor chips, stains and shallow cracks


Additional Information:  Cups such as this are among the most popular artifacts found in the Kuba region in the savanna region of the southeastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo. These cups may be seen as the consecration of decorative art among the Kuba. Kuba society is devoted to the visual: The art of decoration reigns supreme. Kuba art is prized both for the quality and care of their craftsmanship and for the astounding power of their design (Bwiin) which touched sensitivity of western collectors and artists.