triple headed cup in natural honey-color of wood out of which it is carved; the top of the cups are straight and taper into the figure of a head; each cup rim is carved with crisscross pattern; the faces have eyebrows, closed eyes, triangular noses, and pursed lips; each face has carved lines that extend from the inside and outside corners of the eyes to behind the ears; two rows of carved squares create a pattern between the temples and ears on all faces; the heads connect at a long single neck, which widens at the bottom forming the base; the neck is carved with the same pattern as the pattern at the top of each head

Cup, mid 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.40

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2015.62.40
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triple headed cup in natural honey-color of wood out of which it is carved; the top of the cups are straight and taper into the figure of a head; each cup rim is carved with crisscross pattern; the faces have eyebrows, closed eyes, triangular noses, and pursed lips; each face has carved lines that extend from the inside and outside corners of the eyes to behind the ears; two rows of carved squares create a pattern between the temples and ears on all faces; the heads connect at a long single neck, which widens at the bottom forming the base; the neck is carved with the same pattern as the pattern at the top of each head