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Object Number: AF5122
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Ijo
Provenience: Ghana (uncertain)
Nigeria (uncertain)
Gold Coast
Locus: Brass (port)
Date Made: 1801-1900 AD
Early Date: 1801
Late Date: 1900
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Woman
Height: 83.5cm
Width: 12.7cm
Depth: 12.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919

Description

Seated female with large, crested coiffure. Arms rendered separately, now missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition
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 Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Drewal, Henry J. 2008. Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diaspora. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Anderson, Martha G. & Peek, Philip M. 2002. Ways of the River: Arts and Environment of the Niger Delta. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 76-77View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Willett, Frank. 1971. African Art. 288. : Page/Fig./Plate: 89View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Biro, Yaelle. 2012. African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde: Exhibition Overview. Tribal Art Magazine. (3): 10-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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