Superb old and rare unique carved wood nobility ceremonial cup in the form of a human head with handle Figural cups such as this cups are among the most popular artifacts found in the Bamileke , Cameroon . These cups may be seen as the consecration of decorative art among them. the society is devoted to the visual: The art of decoration reigns supreme. their art is prized both for the quality and care of their craftsmanship and for the astounding power of their designwhich touched sensitivity of western collectors and artists.
9.5" H by 5" D by 4.5" W
shows minor loss and hairlines due to time and use overall good condition