Caryatid Stool


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Caryatid Stool   (1995.13.0001)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Furniture
  4. :
  5. Seating Furniture
Artist/Maker Kiloko
Geographic Location
Period/Date Mid 20th century
Culture Shankadi
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 43.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 24.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 22.5 cm
Weight 1,432 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Brownish Black (7.5 Y R 1/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Felix, Marc Leo. 100 Peoples of Zaire and Their Sculpture. Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987. Pierre de Maret, Nicole Dery, Cathy Murdoch, "The Luba Shankadi Style," African Arts, Volume VII, Number 1, Autumn, 1973, page 8 (figure 1) and page 14 (figure 13). Christie's Sale June 25, 1981, Lot 126 [1995.13.0001].

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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