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Chokwe Female Figure

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Provenance

19th century, said to have been acquired in Africa by a member of a missionary expedition and became part of a private collection, Portugal. 1984, sold by Marc Leo Felix (dealer), Brussels, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1996, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Teel to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel

African, Chokwe peoples, Angola,

Dimensions

24.13 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1996.376

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture