University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-52-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Human
Stool
Height: 57.2cm
Width: 18.5cm
Depth: 14.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Jan Kleykamp, 1930

Description

Wooden. Headdress resembles that of metal-covered flat heads from this region. Head and torso, rising from 4-legged stool.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)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] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 85View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: 3View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 2015. Kota: New Light (Exhibition Checklist). Tribal Art Magazine. Special Issue (5): 66. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 63, Page 66View Objects cited in this Publication

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