Male Figure for Sando Divination (Madebili)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
10 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 2 3/4 in. (26 x 8.1 x 7 cm)
base: 1 1/8 x 3 x 2 7/8 in. (2.8 x 7.7 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
Collection of Beatrice Riese
Male figure with elaborate plaited coiffure. Metal eyes; pendant on chest; spatulate hands. Overall condition good. Toes broken off feet. Heavily patinated.
This item is not on view
Zanga Kone (African, died ca. 1957). Male Figure for Sando Divination (Madebili), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, metal, 10 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 2 3/4 in. (26 x 8.1 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.4.8_PS1.jpg)
overall, 2011.4.8_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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