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Peabody Number: 974-10-30/8904
Display Title: Polychromed wood & gesso figure of standing male, wearing tunic with decorative
Descriptions:
Inventory Description: Wooden human male figurine, on pedestal base, painted, missing part of knee.
Object Description: Polychromed wood & gesso figure of standing male, wearing tunic with decorative border & cloak. Sun medallion at chest, "lion" medallions probably once on shoulders (cf. other figures) and are now missing. Glass eyes. Bearded. In capital letters on base, the following inscription: "I. Manc-c-CCapac" evidently refering to a member of the Inca nobility.
Classification:
Figurine
Department:
Ethnographic
Date: 1600-1800
Culture/Period:
Colonial Period
Inca
Geography/Provenience:
South America/Peru
Materials: Wood, Pigment, Plaster
Dimensions: Overall: 33.3 × 12.5 × 9.7 cm, 1.4449 lb. (13 1/8 × 4 15/16 × 3 13/16 in., 655.4 g)
Quantity: 1
Provenance:
Donor: Morton Safford (1974)
Previous owner: Josephine Smith Gould
Collector: Capt. Eliphalet Smith, Jr. (ca.1816)
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