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Headrest Base: Seated Female Figure

Artist:
Master of the Cascade Coiffure
Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Shankadi region
Culture:
Luba peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 x Diam. 4 1/8 in. (13.3 x 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
1978.412.530
Not on view
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1966; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978

DeMaret, P., N. Dery, and C. Murdoch. "The Luba Shankadi Style." African Arts vol. 7, no. 1 (Autumn 1973), 8-88.

Vogel, Susan M. "The Buli Master, and Other Hands." Art in America vol. 68, no. 5 (1980).



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