Edo. <em>Figure</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Copper alloy, A) male figure: 2 11/16 × 1 in. (6.8 × 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milton Gross, 70.152.9a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.70.152.9b_front.jpg)



Medium: Copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: A) male figure: 2 11/16 × 1 in. (6.8 × 2.5 cm) B) female figure: 2 9/16 × 1 in. (6.5 × 2.5 cm)


Accession Number: 70.152.9a-b

Image: CUR.70.152.9b_front.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The seated male wears an elaborate coiffure with a braid extending down its back. A shield is slung over his left arm and in his right he holds an ax. The seated female, also elaborately coiffed, holds a vessel in her hands. Attached to or leaning against her back is an elliptical spiral form which is deposited on top of a circular braided form. Condition: good.

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