Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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human figure holding a vessel
  • Africa
  • human figure holding a vessel, late 1800s–1993
  • ebony wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 8 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3083

The human figure is kneeling on the left knee and balancing a large scale vessel on the right thigh and against the torso. His left arm is on his left knee. The figure sits on an oval base.