Baule. <em>Male Figure (Waka Sran)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 11 x 3 9/16 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 9 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 61.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.3_front_PS2.jpg)

Male Figure (Waka Sran)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 11 x 3 9/16 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 9 x 10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 61.3

Image: 61.3_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Very finely carved. Has beard, scarification marks at corners of mouth, temples, forehead, around neck and on upper back; hairdress carefully detailed with knob at back. CONDITION: This piece is fragment: face is in fairly complete condition, but head, arms and lower torso are largely eaten away. Lower part of figure has been lost. Large check on left side of head.

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