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- Carved and patinated wood, shell
- 19 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 50.5 x 13.3 x 14 cm)
- Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
- Founders Society Purchase, with funds from L & R Entwistle and Co., Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, Abraham Borman Family Fund, Joseph H. Boyer Memorial Fund, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, General Endowment Fund, New Endowment Fund, Benson and Edith Ford Fund, K. T. Keller Fund, Laura H. Murphy Fund, Mary Martin Semmes Fund, Barbara L. Scripps Fund, Edna Burian Skelton Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad H. Smith Memorial Fund, Henry E. and Consuelo S. Wenger Foundation Fund, and Matilda R. Wilson Fund.
- Accession No.
- Formerly in the collection of: Leo Frobenius (1905/06 Congo expedition); Museum fur Volkerkunde, Hamburg; Charles Ratton, Paris; Helen Rubenstein (Princess Gourielli), Paris & New York; Comte Jean-Jacques de Launoit, Brussels
- carved, patina, patinated, shell, statue, vessel, wood
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