From: Zambia

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 32-10-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Barotse
Provenience Zambia
Section African
Materials Wood

Outside of bowl and portion of stem just above blackened (charred). Top of stem carved into male human figure wearing European jacket and trousers; this figure is also blackened, except where natural colour of wood is left to enhance details. On top of head, nail-like ornament perhaps representing coiffure.

Length 30 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1932

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