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Framed Print of Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta)

Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta)

Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta)
500130 Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta) by Akan School, (18th century); h:19.10 w:13.60 d:15.50 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: Before they died, Akan royal family members commissioned terracotta portraits, including heads like this one, from female artists. After royal burials, these idealized substitutes were placed in sacred groves outside the village where they were the focus of periodic libations, offerings, and prayers).

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Framed Print of Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta)

500130 Head, late 1600s-early 1700s (terracotta) by Akan School, (18th century); h:19.10 w:13.60 d:15.50 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: Before they died, Akan royal family members commissioned terracotta portraits, including heads like this one, from female artists. After royal burials, these idealized substitutes were placed in sacred groves outside the village where they were the focus of periodic libations, offerings, and prayers. The knobs on the head imitate a once popular male hairstyle having a tufted pattern.
); Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial Fund; Ghanaian, out of copyright

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© Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial Fund / Bridgeman Images

Media ID 22918568

Akan

17 17th Xvii Xviith Century 17 Century 17th Century 18 18th 18th 18th 18th 18th Century 18 18th Xviii Xviiith Century 18th Century Africa African C17th C18th Ceramics Eighteenth Century Face Ghana Guinea Coast Head Secolo Xviii Seventeenth Century Terracotta Xvii Century Xviii Xviiith Century Xviith Century

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Wooden framed 20x16 print incorporating a pseudo mat effect. Overall outside dimensions are 22x18 inches (559x457mm). Sealed paper backing. Includes metal sawtooth hanger for easy hanging. Framed prints are not dry mounted. Frames are made with MDF wood. Glazed with durable Styrene Plastic to provide a virtually unbreakable glass-like finish, easily cleaned with a damp cloth. Maximum size of printed image is 16"x12"

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