Suku Divination Cup (CMI 021)

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The  Suku people have live in the southwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Numerous well carved Suku cups are found of a shape based on a particular gourd sliced in half. This results in two oval mouths with a small bridge in between ,incised decorations appear on both sides. .The cups were passed down in a matrilinear succession and generations of use accounts for the shiny old patinas that are the characteristic.

Material :Gourd

Age:approximately 55-70 yrs

Origin:Democratic Republic of the Congo.


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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 5 × 11.5 × 7.3 cm


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