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, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 9.5 x 31.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/4 x 12 3/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0896
Label Text

This is a chair rung depicting copulating dogs. The dogs are facing away from each other and are joined at the back end. It is brown.