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Staff: Figurative Finial

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Bembe peoples, Boyo group
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H. 27 x W. 1 3/4 x D. 2 in. (68.6 x 4.5 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, the William W. Brill Foundation Gift, 1964
Accession Number:
1978.412.492
Not on view
[Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, until 1964]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 431.



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