University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 62-3-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Badjok
Provenience: Angola
Locus: Belgian Congo
Kasai Dist.
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Humans
Baboon
Drummers
Scenes
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Webster (Margaret Freuer) Plass, 1962

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Article] Crownover, David J. 1962. Take the Chair. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 4 (4)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13View Objects cited in this Publication

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