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Bagirmi people Chad
Standing female guardian figure [Standing female figure] late 19th - early 20th centuries Description: Standing female figure
Place made: Chad
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, metal, glass beads, ?earrings, ochre, bone, leather carving, paint, metal-working
Primary Insc: On underside of base: S5
Dimensions: 58.3 h x 18.5 w x 17.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.215
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York