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Truncated Female Figure (Kakudji)

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

base+object: 12 1/4 x 4 x 4 1/2 in. (31.12 x 10.16 x 11.43 cm) 11 1/8 x 4 x 4 in. (28.26 x 10.16 x 10.16 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.7
Culture: 
Luba
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Arcade Gallery of London, San Francisco, CA, June, 20, 1990
Gift of Mrs. Erika Hughes to Yale University Art Gallery in 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.