Zande. <em>Standing Male Figure</em>, 19th or 20th century. Wood, 14 3/4 x 4 x 7/16 in. (37.5 x 10.2 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.103. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.103_SL1_edited_version.jpg)

Standing Male Figure


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 4 x 7/16 in. (37.5 x 10.2 x 1.1 cm)


Accession Number: 22.103

Image: 22.103_SL1_edited_version.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden standing male figure. Light wood stained black. Face wide. Arms and torso are flat, lean, and long. Coiffure has high, rounded, parallel ridges running front to back; back of hair worked into flat concentric circles. Band of small scars across brow and along edge of jaw. Holes in earlobe. Trunk and upper arms ornamented with vertical bands made up of diagonal incisions. Some cracking on figure. Arm restored 1/68.

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