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Object Number:
AF5119
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bateke (uncertain)
Provenience:
Lower Congo
Stanley Pool
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Female
Description:
Wooden. Hands joined under chin, knees bent. Claw embedded in concretion on top of head.
Height:
60.2cm
Width:
14cm
Depth:
11.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Vignier
Other Number:
L 40   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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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 Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fleckner, Uwe. 2008. The Invention of the 20th Century: Carl Einstein and the Avant-Gardes. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114-115
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95
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[Catalogue] Fagg, William. 1970. African Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 76
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[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 28
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