University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5119
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bateke (uncertain)
Provenience: Lower Congo
Stanley Pool
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Animal Claw
Iconography:Female
Height: 60.2cm
Width: 14cm
Depth: 11.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919
Other NumberL 40 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Hands joined under chin, knees bent. Claw embedded in concretion on top of head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fleckner, Uwe. 2008. The Invention of the 20th Century: Carl Einstein and the Avant-Gardes. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114-115View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Fagg, William. 1970. African Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 76View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Biro, Yaelle. 2012. African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde: Exhibition Overview. Tribal Art Magazine. (3): 10-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 18View Objects cited in this Publication

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