Janus quadruped in style of Kuba friction oracle

Title

Janus quadruped in style of Kuba friction oracle

Identifier

2010.2.52

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-Africa

Description

Squat horizontal shape, blocky legs; kneeling figure one end; creature with spiraled cone form (tail?) in mouth. Fanciful imagery; appears worked to suggest age, use.

Creator

Kuba

Format

Personal artifact
wood, twine
Overall: 12" x 1 1/2" (30.5 x 3.8 cm)

Date

early to mid-20th century

Donor

Gift of Ralph ('65) and Barbara Drake ('68) Bresler

Files

2010.2.52.A.jpg
2010.2.52.B.jpg
2010.2.52.C.jpg

Collection

Citation

Kuba, “Janus quadruped in style of Kuba friction oracle,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed September 21, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/2338.