Human Figure with Mudfish legs
Arts of Africa
19th or 20th century
10 1/16 × 6 1/8 in. (25.5 × 15.5 cm)
Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos
Prior to November 1952, provenance not yet documented; by November 1952, acquired by Segy Gallery, New York, NY, no. 1228; by 1953, acquired by Millicent A. Rogers of Taos, NM; 1953, inherited from Millicent A. Rogers by Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos; 1956, gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos to Brooklyn Museum.
Metal figure. Human figure with mudfish legs, holds sword in right hand, chalice-like object [gong] in other, 3 pointed crown. Armor indicated by cross hatching, high collar, coated with red substance. CONDITION: Good.
This item is not on view
Edo. Human Figure with Mudfish legs, 19th or 20th century. Copper alloy, 10 1/16 × 6 1/8 in. (25.5 × 15.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.72. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.72_acetate_bw.jpg)
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