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Object Number: AF5120
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Baluba
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Seated Female
Bowl
Height: 32cm
Width: 10cm
Depth: 20cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919
Other Number062 - Cast Number

Description

Wooden. Seated female, bowl in lap. Figure holding a bowl (mboko). Representing a women of high status. White clay (kaolin) is placed in the bowl and used for therapeutic and religious purposes.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 11View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ackley, David A. 1995. Playing Cards: African Artdeck.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 130-131View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A11View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 51View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Hall, H. U. "Notes on Some Congo and West African Woodcarvings" Vol.: Vol. XIV, No. 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 118, 120, 122View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Petridis, Constantijn. 2012. Art from the Congo. Tribal Art Magazine. (3): 36-41. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 39View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Kochnitzky, Leon. 1958. Negro Art in Belgian Congo. 91. : Page/Fig./Plate: page 57View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.View Objects cited in this Publication

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