Collection of African wooden sculpture by Unknown Artist

The collection comprises a Tanzanian carved hardwood figure of a standing man with stud eyes; a Lega carved wooden mask with rush beard; a Baule carved hardwood figure; a Baule drum tapper;a Boni headrest; and several other items for the museum's handling collections, including a Yoruba Ifa divination bowl and pair of Yoruba Ibeji figures.


Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Various dimensions
Acquired in:
2012
Bequeathed by:
John Pachmayr through The Art Fund

Provenance

John Pachmayr.

Venue details

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Downing Street, Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 3DZ 01223 333516 www.maa.cam.ac.uk/

Entry details

Free entry to all

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