Artist:YorubaAreogun of Osi
Dates:late 19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 2 x 2 1/2 in. (21.6 x 5.1 x 6.4 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H6, 7D
Accession Number: 1992.70
Catalogue Description: Kneeling female figure on small rectangular base. Figure wears prominent neck collar, series of bracelets covering forearms, earrings, and double strand of beads around waist. Elaborate oval coiffure with raised saggittal ridge. Exaggerated delineation of facial features--especially large "C" shaped ears. Series of three incised vertical scarification marks on each cheek. Breasts extend forward and curve outward, form echoed on smaller scale by raised naval. Hands and feet square in shape. Polished surface. Color: brown. CONDITION: Good.