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Chair

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Object Number:
62-3-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Badjok
Provenience:
Angola
Locus:
Belgian Congo
Kasai Dist.
Date Made:
1800-1899
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Humans
Baboon
Drummers
Scenes
Description:
Wood; blackened. Portuguese type. Face mask on back of chair; on back splat, human figure and baboon; seat carved to imitate tooled leather; human figures for forelegs. Side splats: natives playing a game; three drummers with drum; circumcision ceremony; two natives carrying a canopied litter.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Webster (Margaret Freuer) Plass

Bibliography:

[Article] Crownover, David J. 1962. Take the Chair. Expedition. 4 (4)
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13
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