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Miniature palm wine cup, Pende peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo
4" tall x 2.5" wide
wood, pigment
mid 20th century
ex private collection, MA
This object was acquired by a former US diplomat during his tour of duty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in
the 70's.

$600


Most likely used as a cup for drinking palm wine, this small and uncommon example is finely carved and has signs of
age and use.