Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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carved chair rung
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • carved chair rung, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • wood
  • Object Height/Width: 8 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/8 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0892
Label Text

This is a chair rung depicting a bird with its beak caught in a trap. The wood is stained dark brown.