University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF5119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bateke (uncertain)
Provenience: Lower Congo
Pool Malebo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Animal Claw
Iconography:Female
Height: 60.2 cm
Width: 14 cm
Depth: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919
Other Number:L 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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 114-115View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Fagg, William. 1970. African Sculpture. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Biro, Yaelle. 2012. African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde: Exhibition Overview. Tribal Art Magazine. (3): 10-19. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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