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West Africa Anonymous,
Lobi Humanoid Head, c. 1950-1975
17 5/16 in. x 4 1/4 in. x 6 in. (43.97 cm x 10.8 cm x 15.24 cm)

Object Type: Sculpture
Technique: Carving
Creation Place: Africa, Lobi
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer
Accession Number: 89.4.6

The base measures: 3 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 4 1/2"

No marks.

Carved wood.

Object Description
Statue of a head with an extremely long neck, on a square base. The head has deeply chiseled features, and no ornamentation. The head is blackened on the top and back, and the base was probably once painted black. The features are rounded, except for the ears, which are square. There is no hair or headdress.

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