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Pottery

Sculpture

Object Number:29-94-135
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Human
Height: 20 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Black clay (do not wash). Hollow. Flesh represented by polished surface, clothing has textile surface. Represents a woman with elaborate coiffure, pierced eyeballs and nostrils. Body is cylindrical with the arms inside sarong-like garment. No legs.

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