University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-94-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Badjok
Provenience: Angola
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Length: 60 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:010 - Cast Number

Description

Wooden prestige staff. Head with elaborate mitre-like headdress, representing a chief.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fleckner, Uwe. 2008. The Invention of the 20th Century: Carl Einstein and the Avant-Gardes.. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 112-113View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 137View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Title PageView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2.. University Museum Bulletin. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Hall, H. U. "Congo and West African Woodcarvings" Vol.: Vil. XIV, No. 1.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 68, 71, 73View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Kochnitzky, Leon. 1958. Negro Art in Belgian Congo.. New York. Belgian Government Information Center. ed. 4th. pg. 91 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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