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Kuba Jar (N° 25622) Deposit sale

Among the prestigious objects of the Kuba groups, this beer container with a handle engraved with geometric patterns. The walls and bottom are thick. Satin black patina. Minor cracks.
The Kuba are renowned for the refinement of prestige objects created for members of the high ranks of their society. Several Kuba groups produced anthropomorphic objects with refined designs including cups, drinking horns and goblets. The Lele are established in the west of the Kuba kingdom, at the confluence of the Kasai and Bashilele rivers. Intercultural exchanges between the Bushoong of Kuba territory and the Lele have made the attribution of certain objects difficult, because the two groups use the same iconography, composed of faces with elaborate hairstyles and geometric decorative motifs.  

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OriginCollection belge
Countryrdc ex zaire
Height cm18
Width17 cm
Weight0.48 Kg

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