Male Figure for Sando Divination (Madebili)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
10 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 2 3/4 in. (26 x 8.1 x 7 cm)
base: 1 1/8 x 3 x 2 7/8 in. (2.8 x 7.7 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
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Collection of Beatrice Riese
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Zanga Kone (African, died ca. 1957). Male Figure for Sando Divination (Madebili), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, metal, 10 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 2 3/4 in. (26 x 8.1 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.4.8_PS1.jpg)
overall, 2011.4.8_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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Male figure with elaborate plaited coiffure. Metal eyes; pendant on chest; spatulate hands. Overall condition good. Toes broken off feet. Heavily patinated.
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