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AN UNUSUAL KUBA CUP

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AN UNUSUAL KUBA CUP

Carved as a standing female figure with legs apart, the hands clasping the forehead, scarification at temples and neck, distinctive ridged panel of hair beneath the circular rim
26cm. high

Lot Essay

There is another cup by this hand, carved as a seated figure, which was collected by Emil Torday in 1909 (Phillips, 1995, p.271, no.4.42)
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