figure has a carved, hollow cylinder at the top of the head; behind the cup shape is a piece of cord with a thin circle of wood at the end, which forms a cover for the cylinder; figure's head is rounded, with prominent eyes; nose is small; lips are pursed into a point; ears are carved at the side of the head; neck is long and thin; figure is seated, with the arms bent at the elbows, with the hands resting on the face; back is hunched; knees are bent into a seated position; piece is anchored by the large feet which are connected at the heel; feet have notched carvings for toes; honey-colored

Mortar, 20th century

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Title
Mortar
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.47
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figure has a carved, hollow cylinder at the top of the head; behind the cup shape is a piece of cord with a thin circle of wood at the end, which forms a cover for the cylinder; figure's head is rounded, with prominent eyes; nose is small; lips are pursed into a point; ears are carved at the side of the head; neck is long and thin; figure is seated, with the arms bent at the elbows, with the hands resting on the face; back is hunched; knees are bent into a seated position; piece is anchored by the large feet which are connected at the heel; feet have notched carvings for toes; honey-colored