Object photography

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Object description

  • Kongo or Vili artist
  • Carving, early 19th century
  • Ivory
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 3 15/16 in (H: 10.0 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1917
  • E16924

TECHNIQUE

Carving

DESCRIPTION

Carved ivory group of three figures a native man and woman and a European man. The figures are encircled with their back together and their arms entwined. Further Remarks: Collected by John J. Coker, 1848.