Staff with Figurative Finial

Unknown Maker, Makonde people, Mozambique, Southern Africa, Africa

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1900-1930

Wood

Overall: 21 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 3/16 in. (54.9 x 3.3 x 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

2003.3.35525

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, Mozambique

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Norman Hurst Gallery, New York, November 11-November 17, 2002.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 29.

Provenance

Estate of an anonymous Massachusetts collector; Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2003.

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