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Fetish Figure

19th–20th century

Wood and camwood powder

7 1/2 × 2 1/4 × 2 in. (19.05 × 5.72 × 5.08 cm)
Gift of Thomas M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1980.113.4
Geography: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: 
Lulua
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
Thomas M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1980

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.