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Standing Male Figure
Standing Male Figure
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Sheet Metal, Nails, Hair
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 (49.5 x 12.1 x 8.9 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Bamana
Provenance:

Collected by F.H. Lem in the 1930s in Africa. Christian Dobonchell. See similar figure in H. Rubinstein Parke-Bernet cat. no. 63.

Accession Number:
1999.142.13
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Male figure (of a warrior?). Wood decorated with metal sheet ornaments and round headed nails on mask-like face, hair, front of torso. Mounted on a wooden base typical of those used in France during the 30's.

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