From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF634
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baluba
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood
Iconography Man

Standing wooden anthropomorphic male figure; protruding chin; large round head; prominent brow; protruding chin; long narrow slanted slits represent the eyes; arched eyebrows; closed mouth; hairline begins at the center of the crown; hole in top of the head; hole through side of head; ridged cylindrical neck; both shoulders and arms are missing; hands on either sidy of protruding belly (right hand is more defined then the left one); faint navel; legs slightly bent; feet are not defined; thin piece of twisted plant fiber is wrapped once around the right ankle; square shaped base; object is dark brown in color.

Height 16.4 cm
Width 4.1 cm
Outside Diameter 5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 43 - Field No SF | 81 - African Sale Catalogue Number

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