divination quadruped; pig on all fours; animal's face has a prominent squared off nose; eyes are placed near the top of the head; mouth is a straight line beneath the nose; ears are long and pointed and carved against animal's head; back is flat with a plug-like object sitting in the middle, secured by string that wraps around the animal's neck and tail; object is a tall cylinder that tapers into a wide half sphere that sits flat on the back; figure's boy and legs are carved with geometric patterns; legs are straight and rectangular; tail is thick and long; figure is a honey colored wood

Leele rubbing oracle, 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.44

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Title
Leele rubbing oracle
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.44
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divination quadruped; pig on all fours; animal's face has a prominent squared off nose; eyes are placed near the top of the head; mouth is a straight line beneath the nose; ears are long and pointed and carved against animal's head; back is flat with a plug-like object sitting in the middle, secured by string that wraps around the animal's neck and tail; object is a tall cylinder that tapers into a wide half sphere that sits flat on the back; figure's boy and legs are carved with geometric patterns; legs are straight and rectangular; tail is thick and long; figure is a honey colored wood