From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 62-3-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Badjok
Provenience Angola
Locus Belgian Congo | Kasai Dist.
Date Made 1800-1899
Section African
Materials Wood
Iconography Humans | Baboon | Drummers | Scenes

Wood; blackened. Portuguese type. Face mask on back of chair; on back splat, human figure and baboon; seat carved to imitate tooled leather; human figures for forelegs. Side splats: natives playing a game; three drummers with drum; circumcision ceremony; two natives carrying a canopied litter.

Height 82.1 cm
Length 30.1 cm
Width 31.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Webster (Margaret Freuer) Plass, 1962

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