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.
Age:approximately 55-70 yrs
Origin:Democratic Republic of the Congo.
|Dimensions||5 × 11.5 × 7.3 cm|