Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid

19th–20th century
Chokwe peoples
Wood, metal, brass tacks, and studs
H. 9 3/4 x Diam. 10 in. (24.8 x 25.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
Not on view
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1967; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 424.

Jordán, Manuel, ed. Chokwe! Art and Initiation among Chokwe and Related Peoples. Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1998.

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