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Nail Fetish

Object Number:
AF5361
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Provenience:
Maritime Congo
Loango District
Yombe
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Brass
Iconography:
Male
Description:
Very old. Hard wood, worm eaten and weathered, most nail holes empty.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1963 - 31 Dec 1963)
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Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 100
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[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 75
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[Journal] Hall, H. U. "A Congo Fetish or Divining Image" Vol.: Vol. XV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 63
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