Power / Display Figure

Teke people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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early 20th century

Wood, glass, and mirror

Overall: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H

S.972.7

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

HIST 5.1, AAAS 14, Pre-Colonial African History, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Winter 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

REL 53, Religion, Healing and Medicine, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.

Peoples and Cultures of Africa, Anthropology 44, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29-December 18, 1994.

Arts of West and Central Africa, The Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, February 8-29, 1976.

The Ritual Context of African Art, Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-September 1975.

African Images, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1972.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1985, p. 73, no. 47.

Provenance

Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1972.

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