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Standing Male Figure (Bateba)

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Lobi
MEDIUM Wood
  • Place Made: Burkina Faso
  • DATES early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 19 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (50.5 x 11.4 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2011.4.3
    CREDIT LINE Collection of Beatrice Riese
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Lobi. Standing Male Figure (Bateba), early 20th century. Wood, 19 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (50.5 x 11.4 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2011.4.3_2011.4.4_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE group, 2011.4.3_2011.4.4_PS2.jpg.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing figure, one of a pair (male) has arms close to sides; surface encrustation. Female figure is L2005.2.4. Object screwed into wooden block through feet. Surface dusty.
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    Lobi. <em>Standing Male Figure (Bateba)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 19 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (50.5 x 11.4 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2011.4.3_2011.4.4_PS2.jpg)