Hollow sculpture (ancestor shave) made of pottery. Naturalistic human head with pronounced nose, downturned mouth and heavily lidded eyes. Gaunt features and raised eyebrows, protruding chin. Ears are roughly modelled, as is hair. Surface is blackened in places, otherwise buff coloured.
- Made in: Zimbabwe
- Found/Acquired: Zimbabwe
- Height: 14.5 centimetres
- Width: 13.5 centimetres
- Depth: 16 centimetres
Eth.Doc.153. Collection of the late Frank McEwen, first Director of the National Gallery of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) from 1957-73.
Fair. Base of head is chipped.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF62573
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