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About this object

Cultural context

Commercial art..

Physical description

Complex sculpture with a base carved from a single piece of close-grained hardwood. Includes stylized representations of limbs, and a mask-like face with a large nose. Has large, bulbous, deep set eyes with a thin, elongated nose, and teeth radiating from the flat mouth. The upper portion of the head is a flat, triangular shape while the lower portion of the head is an elongated, triangular shape. The limbs contort around the mask-like face with one foot bent at an angle to rest on the base and another limb having the bent portion rest on the base as the foot rests upward against another limb.