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Baton

Accession Number
1984/1.312

Title
Baton

Artist(s)
Kuba; Nkutchu

Artist Nationality
Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style)

Object Creation Date
1900-1984

Medium & Support
wood

Dimensions
20 1/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 9/16 in (51.5 cm x 5.2 cm x 6.5 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Label copy
This piece is most likely not pure Kuba, but instead a product from the Sankuru region, between the Kuba and Ndengese people. Alternatively, this may have been made at a royal Kuba workshop and then sent to the neighboring Nkutchu (Bankutchu).

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
crosiers (episcopal)
figures (representations)
heads (animal components)
presidents

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