From: Zaire | Belgian Congo | French Equatorial Africa

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1339
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Vili
Provenience Zaire | Belgian Congo | French Equatorial Africa
Section African
Materials Wood | Shell
Iconography Animal

Cf. 30-52-2. Representation in wood of a dog, into a ring, on which hangs another ring of twisted wire. Legs broken: "medicine" remaining consists of a lump of resinous concretion on back; belly smeared with camwood powder. Attribution to Bavili is Torday's.

Height 8 cm
Length 34.5 cm
Width 7.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 1427 - Other Number

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