African Art

Beaker with Geometric Decoration

19th century

Wood with brass inlay

6 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (16.5 x 9.8 x 9.8 cm)
Bequest of Paul F. Walter
2018.83.4
Culture: 
Kuba
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Country Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collected by Baron Henri Lambert (1887-1933), Katanga province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, before 1930
Christie's, South Kensington, December 12, 1989, lot 22
Paul F. Walter Collection, 1989–2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.