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Results for credit_line:"Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander"

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Seated figure holding two smaller figures with three more smaller figures in front, all made from a single piece of brass. 
Asante (Asante)
Mother and Child Figure
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.253
Seated figure on a stool holding a child. Both are carved from a single piece of wood.
Bamana (Bamana)
Mother and Child Figure
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.250
A mask with an oval shaped head and protruding features. The mouth features articulated teeth. A blue bird sits atop the head of the mask. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Gelede Mask
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.251
Standing male figure on a round base with both arms placed at the sides. There is a triangular carving, possibly an amulet, around the neck and back. The figure has a conical coiffure with vertical grooves. The coiffure terminates in two smaller conical projections. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.252.1
Bird mask with an elongated beak that is decorated with a carved geometric design. The mask has a protruding nose, forehead, and eyes. The top of the mask has a carved geometric design and a bent nail embedded into the top. 
Bird Mask
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.259
Female figure with vertically grooved conical heads and triangular carvings on their chests and backs. The figure has a carved waist-covering. 
Ibeji Twin Figure (One of a Pair)
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.252.2
Carved standing female figure with corded beads at its neck and waist. The figure has conical, verically indented carved hair and protruding facial features. Its hands are resting at its hips.
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.254.2
Female figure seated on a stool carved from a single piece of wood. The figure has horizontal marks on the chest and upper arms. The figure's head is long and thin with protruding features and carved 'hair' extending over the head and down the back of the neck. The figure's left arm has remnants of a cuff made of animal hide. The stool is four-legged and the back legs are carved figures. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Female Figure
19th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.249
Two figures, one on the other's shoulders, carved from a single piece of wood. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Double Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.260
Carved standing female figure with corded beads at its neck and waist. The figure has conical, verically indented carved hair and protruding facial features. Its hands are resting at its hips.
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.254.1
Standing nude female figure with bent knees. The carved hair has a criss-cross pattern and there are bead inlays on the figure's hair, neck, and breasts. The figure's hands are at its hips and the bottom of the piece is an oval connecting to the figure's ankles in place of feet.
Luba (Luba (culture or style))
Female Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.255
Ceramic head on a hollow cylinder with a fluted base. The figure's eyes and mouth are thin, while the nose is angular. The top of the head is covered in small protruding points. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.256
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