Figure of Standing Female
Arts of Africa
19th-early 20th century
6 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin in Brussels for the Brooklyn Museum.
Female figure standing with legs apart, each terminating in triangular-shaped blocks. Iron necklace around base of neck. Lower torso covered with small circular indentations. Incised geometric lines criss-cross on back of blocky head. Eye sockets are recessed. CONDITION: Chipped.
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Ngbaka. Figure of Standing Female, 19th-early 20th century. Wood, iron, 6 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.474. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.474_front_PS5.jpg)
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