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Standing Male Figure (Nkisi)
Standing Male Figure (Nkisi)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Hard Wood, Glass
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 3 x 2 7/8 (25.1 x 7.6 x 7.3 cm)
Object Type:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Yombe
Provenance:

Early European Collection (second half of nineteenth century). Acquired from Marc Felix.

Accession Number:
1999.142.27
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Standing figure with legs apart . Arms close to the body, hold a square ritual substance into which a square of mirror is fitted. The curving neck holds the head forward. Face isclassic style and well carved. Old patina.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”