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Figure of a Standing Male

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Mangbetu
MEDIUM Ivory, fiber
DATES late 19th or early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 14 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (35.6 x 5.4 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1260
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Mangbetu. Figure of a Standing Male, late 19th or early 20th century. Ivory, fiber, 14 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (35.6 x 5.4 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1260. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 22.1260_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ivory figure with small black eyes and evident nostrils. Elongated body and neck. Shoulders blocky. Hands at sides are joined to body at hips. Fiber apron covers prominent genitalia. Toes are carved. Mounted on wooden base. Condition is good. Head appears to have been reattached. Missing chip at collarbone.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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