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Object Number:
AF1335
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baluba
Basonge
Zappo-Zap
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Wood
Iconography:
Man
Description:
Standing anthropomorphic wooden charm; protruding facial features; opened mouth; conical shaped protrusion from top of head; hole through each ear; shoulders protrude back with arms in an L-formation with handls on lower back; bulging belly; bottom half of figure is wrapped in some type of loin cloth made of rough plant fiber material; also twisted fiber wrapped around figure; square shaped base.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
11   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 63
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