Figure

Description
Carving of a man holding a sheathed knife. Made for the tourist market. Looks like it was acquired freshly made. Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911.
Accession Loan No.
88/1928/3
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
figure
Simple Name
figure
Full Name
carved figure with sheathed knife
Dimensions
whole height 574 mm; whole width 195 mm
Cultural Group
Yoruba
Production Year High
1911
Production Parish
Anago
Production Town
Porto Novo
Production Country
Benin
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
wood; pigment
Function Name
cult object
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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