cup with carved human face; top of cup is straight and tapers into the head where carved straight lines indicate hair; face has pointed ellipses for eyes, a triangular nose, and pursed lips; there is a prominent vertical element carved between the eyes; ears at each side of head appear like slightly protruding circles with hole at center; handle of cup starts at top of head, at back, and ends at bottom of head; head tapers into a neck, which forms the base of the cup; entire piece is carved from wood with dark-brown hue

Cup, c. 1900

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.39

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2015.62.39
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cup with carved human face; top of cup is straight and tapers into the head where carved straight lines indicate hair; face has pointed ellipses for eyes, a triangular nose, and pursed lips; there is a prominent vertical element carved between the eyes; ears at each side of head appear like slightly protruding circles with hole at center; handle of cup starts at top of head, at back, and ends at bottom of head; head tapers into a neck, which forms the base of the cup; entire piece is carved from wood with dark-brown hue