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Spoon

Object Number:32-10-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Barotse
Provenience: Zambia
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1932

Description

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 blsckened, except where natural colour of wood is left to enhance details. On top of head, nail-like ornament perhaps representing coiffure.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 52/Fig. 3-24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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