Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing figure with bent knees
  • Africa
  • standing figure with bent knees, late 1800s–1950
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27.5 x 8 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 13/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3103

The human figure is possibly a man because there are no breasts and no genitalia. He is holding something in front of his belly and his knees are slightly bent. It has a square base with concave sides. The figure is black.