From: Gabon

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 68-18-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Fang
Provenience Gabon
Date Made 1896
Section African
Materials Wood
Iconography Male

"1- Idol with loincloth, tooth for eye, (damaged). Native barkcloth loincloth"

Male figure, elongated torso, short bent legs (damaged by termites), arms bent, hands clasping club held upright in front of chest, long neck, chinless face, long thin nose, eyes are holes right one has tooth inserted in it. Horseshoe shaped hair-do from ear-to-ear over the head.

Height 59 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr, 1968

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