Medium: Lignum vitae (wood)
Dimensions: With Base: 18 x 5 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (45.7 x 14.3 x 19.7 cm) Base only: 6 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (17.5 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 45.67.1
Catalogue Description: Carved head of black man with close-cropped hair, heavy-lidded eyes with pupils bored out, small flat nose, full lips, wrinkle outlines mouth, furrowed brow (wrinkles in forehead), wrinkles in neck; head attached to simple squared pilaster base. Condition: Good; few vertical cracks in wood; reddish triangular section at back of head.