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ID number:  BIRRC-D0279
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  The Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Standing figure
Object type:  Sculpture
Materials:  Light wood stained black
Measurements:  63 cm tall
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Sculpture with ridge-like hair or cap and broad shoulders, arms at the side. Rectangular base. Concave features with 3 parallel facial marks (probably male). 'Senufo style', possibly from Ivory Coast or Mali but clearly a tourist piece conforming to no known tribal style. See D0245. Collected in Sierra Leone. Lent to the University by J. Danford in 1969 and consequently purchased in 1975.

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