Lot: 227

96th Auction

Figural drinking cup "(n)gbene"

North-east Nigeria, Jos Plateau, Koro

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Jean-Paul Agogué, Champigny-sur-Marne, France H: 16.3 inch 2000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, rich patina, base This type of cup was used during ceremonial sacrifices and funeral rites to drink beer or palm wine.