This fine palm wine cup depicts a male figure sitting cross-legged on a raised base. The figure is poised in an upright stance, holding a vessel in both hands. Finely engraved scarification marks adorn the figure’s temples.
The figure’s serene facial expression and small, closed mouth symbolises the value of contemplation before speech.
Ex Private Collection, Belgium
Ex Private Collection, UK
Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century
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