half-figure cylindrical in shape with thick neck; head is round with two large, round eyes with slits through the middle, a small nose, and a thin mouth; the figure's ears are visible and a smooth headdress covers the back of the head; there is a round hole carved into the center of the head; figure's small arms are bent and the hands rest on the figure's chest; the figure ends at the torso, which is resting on a square base; entire piece is dark brown, the natural color of the wood

Half figure, early 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.26

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Title
Half figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.26
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half-figure cylindrical in shape with thick neck; head is round with two large, round eyes with slits through the middle, a small nose, and a thin mouth; the figure's ears are visible and a smooth headdress covers the back of the head; there is a round hole carved into the center of the head; figure's small arms are bent and the hands rest on the figure's chest; the figure ends at the torso, which is resting on a square base; entire piece is dark brown, the natural color of the wood