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seated female figure
  • Asia
  • seated female figure, late 1800s–1950
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 7.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1265

This is a female figure seated with her legs crossed on a pedestal. She has her arms bent and holds a bar parallel to the ground. She is wearing a conical hat with no brim and has a braid down the back. There are two vine-like projections emerging from behind her head, running beside her body and turning up with a leaf-like flourish. She is wearing two necklaces, an armband on each arm, a bracelet on each wrist. She has some indication of clothing at the waist, a leg band at her knee, anklets on each ankle and another on the foot. The round pedestal on which she is seated sits on a square base.