Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Reliquary guardian figure
Late 19th – early 20th century
Mbete people, Gabon
Wood, kaolin, fiber, copper
H: 45; W: 19; D: 13 cm
Gift of Klaus Perls, Perls Galleries, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B84.0562
 
 

Publications:
Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir