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Half - Figure
Half - Figure
Date:
ca. 1920
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 3/8 (18.4 x 6.7 x 6 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Northern Hemba
Provenance:

Acquired from Marc Felix.

Accession Number:
1999.142.25
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Triangular, well carved face. Crown of head shows cavity with remnants of power object composition. Hard, dark colored wood with fine glossy patina. Mounted on black rectangular wood base.

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