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Statue

Object Number:
AF5122
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Ijo
Provenience:
Ghana (uncertain)
Nigeria (uncertain)
Gold Coast
Locus:
Brass (port)
Date Made:
1801-1900 AD
Early Date:
1801
Late Date:
1900
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Woman
Description:
Seated female with large, crested coiffure. Arms rendered separately, now missing.
Height:
83.5cm
Width:
12.7cm
Depth:
12.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Vignier

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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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 Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Drewal, Henry J. 2008. Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diaspora. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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[Catalogue] Anderson, Martha G. & Peek, Philip M. 2002. Ways of the River: Arts and Environment of the Niger Delta. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 76-77
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[Book] Willett, Frank. 1971. African Art. 288. : Page/Fig./Plate: 89
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47
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[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48
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