Standing Female Figure (Buti)
Arts of Africa
19th or 20th century
11 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/4in. (28.6 x 6.4 x 8.3cm) (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 in Brussels from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin for the Brooklyn Museum.
Standing female figure with hands around middle of torso. Chignon-style coiffure. Vertical scarification on cheeks. Chin pointed. Open coffee-bean-shape eyes. Glossy dark brown hardwood.
Condition is good.
This item is not on view
Teke. Standing Female Figure (Buti), 19th or 20th century. Wood, 11 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/4in. (28.6 x 6.4 x 8.3cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.111. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.111_SL1.jpg)
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