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Ancestor figure

Artist

Artist Unknown

Date

early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Ancestor figure, Artist Unknown
Ancestor Figure: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, porcelain
Size: 7 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (19.37 x 7.3 x 5.4 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Beembe Culture, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Sticker dealer'S sticker applied to bottom of PR foot 'JAMES WILLIS GALLERY - SAN FRANCISCO/JW'
Physical Description: man standing with arm at sides holding a large knife in right and cylindrical object in left; decoratively carved stomach; ivory inset eyes
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 96.6.2
Artist: Artist Unknown
Role: Artist
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009