Ivory pendant in the form of a squatting female
1960s? Creation Notes
: Bawana people? Cameroon?
Hungana people? Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)?
Materials & Technique
sculptures, ceremonial objects, ivory carving
8.2 h x 3.8 w x 0.6 d cm
: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985 Accession No
: NGA 87.1842 Subject
: African art
- bought by Max Ernst from early 1940s;
- by descent to his widow, Dorothea Tanning, in 1976;
- to Douglas Ewing, New York, in 1983;
- from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, October 1985