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15 3/8 x 13 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (39.1 x 33.7 x 34 cm) (show scale)
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Waldemar Rannus (American, born Estonia, 1880-1944). Le Negre, before 1927. Ebony, 15 3/8 x 13 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (39.1 x 33.7 x 34 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 27.740. © artist or artist's estate
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Section of tree trunk with front half scooped out around an emerging carved head of a black man, head turned slightly to proper right; roughly gouged surface around head on interior, exterior surface smooth.
Condition: Good; few chips in wood around bottom edge and scratches on back.
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