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West Africa Anonymous,
Senufo Seated Female Figure, c. 1950-1975
28 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (71.12 cm x 26.67 cm x 24.77 cm)

Object Type: Sculpture
Technique: Carving
Creation Place: Africa, Senufo
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Richard Wagner
Accession Number: 75.8.33

Old number: 5536. See #75.8.50.

There is a tag reading: "#70 Senfo fertility figure $400 consignment", on the bottom of the stool. "5536" is painted on the back of the stool seat. There is a label reading "5536" on the back of her neck.

Carved wood.

Object Description
Seated female figure, which is almost identical to accession number 75.8.50, except that this one has a larger head and shoulder area, and the belly protrudes more. Also, her front legs are separate from the legs of the stool (the stool has four legs of its own). The figure has pointed breasts, and is seated on a stool. Her hands rest upon her knees. She has carved lines around her navel, and an armband on each arm. Carved vertical lines indicate her hairstyle. She has large, protruding ears.

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