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11. Bushong Palm-Wine Cup - Kuba - D.R. Congo

Bushong Palm-Wine Cup - Kuba - D.R. Congo

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After 1937 - Good condition

A Kuba Bushong Cup from after 1937.

The Kuba (also called Bakuba) people are agriculturalist and part of the Bushong-speaking ethnic groups of the larger Bantu influence. They live in the south east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, between the Kasai and Sankuru rivers.

The Kuba cups, one of their most important art forms, is illustrative of the competition between different members of court. Sinc ehalf of the male population laid claim to titles in the 1880s, the competition was often fierce, and resulted in the creation of extraordinarily beautiful and highly decorative commonplace household items, such as wine cups.

Height: 20 cm

Stand not included in the lot!

Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden.

B-W Illustration: King Kuba Nyim Mbop aMabiinc maKyeen [Bope Mobinji Kena],(1939 - Sep 1969). b/w photo Circa 1947

May be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.

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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 69
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    All ways perfect transactions, excellent seller. Thank you

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    Vendeur de haut niveau, service parfait

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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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