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: 57.2 cm
Width: 18.5 cm
Depth: 14.5 cm
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:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 85View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 21 Nov 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.. pg. 1-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 3View 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: 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 2015. "Kota: New Light (Exhibition Checklist)". Tribal Art Magazine. Vol. Special Issue. no. 5. pg. 66 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 63, Page 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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