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Diver Walter E. Deaves
Image Details
Diver (54.122) — Walter E. Deaves

NAIL FIGURE
NAIL FIGURE

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

NAIL FIGURE

(African)

Date
1875/1900
Medium
Wood with screws, nails, blades, cowrie shell and other materials
Dimensions
Sight: 46 x 18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (116.8 x 47 x 36.2 cm.)
Department
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art
Accession No.
76.79
Provenance
Formerly in the Collection of: Museum fur Volkerkunde, Leipzig.
Keywords
carved, clay, inlaid, inlay, iron, metal, shell, cowrie shell, earthenware, statue, whiteware, wood, fetish
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