Standing Male Figure
Arts of Africa
Wood, pigment, metal
late 19th or early 20th century
8 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2in. (21.6 x 6.4 x 3.8cm) (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.
Light wood figure of a male standing with left arm raised and finger pointing upward. Wears a metal bracelet. Black pigment on nose, eyes, ears, and back of head. Scarification on torso. Red pigment on pointed cap and lips.
Condition: Good overall
This item is not on view
Kongo. Standing Male Figure, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, metal, 8 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2in. (21.6 x 6.4 x 3.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.102. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.102_front_PS5.jpg)
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