standing male figure with slightly bent knees; face is characterized by large, oval eyes with horizontal slits in the middle, a triangular nose, a crescent-shaped mouth, and a square beard; he wears an elaborate headdress that runs down the side of his face and connects with his beard; the figure's arms are bent and his hands rest on his protruding belly; feet blend into a round base and there is a carving for each toe; figure's genitals are visible; the piece is the dark brown hue of the wood from which it is carved and it has a sheen

Standing male figure, early 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.22

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Title
Standing male figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.22
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standing male figure with slightly bent knees; face is characterized by large, oval eyes with horizontal slits in the middle, a triangular nose, a crescent-shaped mouth, and a square beard; he wears an elaborate headdress that runs down the side of his face and connects with his beard; the figure's arms are bent and his hands rest on his protruding belly; feet blend into a round base and there is a carving for each toe; figure's genitals are visible; the piece is the dark brown hue of the wood from which it is carved and it has a sheen