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West Africa Anonymous,
Senufo Fetish Figure, c. 1950-1975
28 3/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (73.03 cm x 15.88 cm x 13.97 cm)

Object Type: Sculpture
Technique: Carving
Creation Place: Africa, Senufo
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Richard Wagner
Accession Number: 75.8.19

Alternate Title: Standing Male Figure

Old number: 5522.

Tag reading: "$300.00 #96 Senufo fetish figure" tacked onto the bottom. "5522" in paint on the bottom.

Carved wood, with cord.

Object Description
Standing male figure with a beard. The figure holds a short staff or sceptre in his right hand. The left hand is against his body, with the arm straight, while his right arm is bent. There is no hair on the head. The chin juts forward. There is a bib or shirt carved on the upper torso. The figure stands on a small, domed base.

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