Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Male and Female Figures (Kike)

Date:
first half 20th century
Geography:
Cameroon, North Cameroon, Donga River
Culture:
Mambila peoples, Mbamnga group
Medium:
Pith, pigment
Dimensions:
(M) H. 11 1/4 x W. 6 1/4 x D. 1 1/4 in. (28.6 x 15.9 x 3.2 cm) (F) H. 10 x W. 7 1/8 x D. 3 in. (18.1 x 7.6 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.4.24a, b
Not on view
Paul and Clara Gebauer, McMinnville, OR, 1936–1972

Gebauer, Paul. Art of Cameroon: with a catalog of the Gebauer collection of Cameroon art at the Portland Art Museum and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 1979.

Zeitlyn, David. "Mambila Figurines and Masquerades: Problems of Interpretation." African Arts vol. 27, no. 4 (Autumn 1994), Pgs. 38-47.



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