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Object Number:AF5122
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Ijo
Provenience: Ghana (uncertain)
Nigeria (uncertain)
Gold Coast
Locus: Brass (port)
Date Made: 1801-1900 CE
Early Date: 1801
Late Date: 1900
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Woman
Height: 83.5 cm
Width: 12.7 cm
Depth: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919

Description

Seated female with large, crested coiffure. Arms rendered separately, now missing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Drewal, Henry J. 2008. Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diaspora.. Fowler Museum at UCLA. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, fig. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Peek, Philip M., and Anderson, Martha G. 2002. Ways of the River: Arts and Environment of the Niger Delta.. Fowler Museum at UCLA. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.66, fig. 2.1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 76-77, fig. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Willett, Frank. 1971. African Art.. Thames & Hudson. pg. 288 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.89, fig. 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1920. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 11. no. 1. pg. 27-55 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, fig. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Biro, Yaëlle. 2012. "African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde: Exhibition Overview". Tribal Art Magazine. no. 3. pg. 10-19 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.16, fig. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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