From: Republic of the Congo
Curatorial Section: African
|Republic of the Congo
|Wood | Pigment
Figurine in light colored wood with barrel-shaped body (to which, were this not for the tourist trade, medicines would once have been attached, hiding the trunk), two legs, with left foot mended; head with crested headdress, dark-colored, and spade-shaped beard; sides of face completely scarified; piece carved off-center of original branch or trunk.
|Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958
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