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Object Number:
AF1333
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Basonge
Baluba
Provenience:
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Male
Description:
Anthropomorphic. Elongated face, rounded top, squared off chin, bearded; deep set eyes; horizontal diamond shaped nose; closed mouth; hairline begins at the center of the crown, some type of material is set in center hole through both ears; two disc shaped rings incised around the neck; bent arm, one side of hand on bulging belly; other arm missing; legs and feet are of one piece; squared shaped base.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
7   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 63
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[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
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