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Janus Figure

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Artist Unknown (Kuba)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Janus Figure, Artist Unknown (Kuba)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, brass tacks
Size: 14 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. (37.15 x 13.02 x 14.29 cm) (including attached base)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Kuba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "5", stamped into wood, on male figure's PL leg
Physical Description: standing with legs apart on a round base; arms free of the body with the hands to the abdomens; identical faces with downcast eyes and slightly smiling expressions; embedded with numerous brass tacks; oily patina
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Darwin and Geri Reedy
Accession Number: 2002.27.10
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009