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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Vessel: Female Figure

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kasai River region
Culture:
Wongo peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 9 11/16 x W. 4 1/2 x D. 3 1/4 in. (24.6 x 11.4 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.663
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1972; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1972–1978

Torday, Emil, and T.A. Joyce. "Notes Ethnographiques sur les peuples communement appeles Bakuba, ainsi que sur les peuplades apparentees, Les Bushongo." Annales du Musee Royal d'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Series 4, v\ol. 2, no. 1 (1911).



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