Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Power figure (butti)
Teke people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, organic materials, kaolin
H: 30; W: 8; D: 9 cm
Gift of Jeffrey B. Soref, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B84.0167
 
 

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