standing male figure carved from wood; knees are slightly bent and he holds an object against his midriff; thick strands of hair pull away from his forehead, giving the impression of a headdress; shallow carvings indicate oval eyes and a thin mouth; nose is square and protrudes slightly; two ears rest high up on either side of the figure's head; his chest is bare, besides a grid-like pattern carved into the right side of his chest--this pattern is also present on PL shoulder blade; carvings in his pubic region lead down to his exposed genitalia; figure's feet are square and create the base; flower carving on upper PR arms; the piece is a dark brown with slight sheen

Standing male figure, early 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.13

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Title
Standing male figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.13
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standing male figure carved from wood; knees are slightly bent and he holds an object against his midriff; thick strands of hair pull away from his forehead, giving the impression of a headdress; shallow carvings indicate oval eyes and a thin mouth; nose is square and protrudes slightly; two ears rest high up on either side of the figure's head; his chest is bare, besides a grid-like pattern carved into the right side of his chest--this pattern is also present on PL shoulder blade; carvings in his pubic region lead down to his exposed genitalia; figure's feet are square and create the base; flower carving on upper PR arms; the piece is a dark brown with slight sheen