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Lesotho Bushman etched walking staff

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Lesotho Bushman etched walking staff

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Creation date: Circa mid 1800's
Creation place: South African

Other Information

Type: Etched Walking Staff
Medium and Support: Bamboo
Credit Line: Gift of Sana Art Foundation
Dimensions: 41 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (106.05 x 3.81 x 4.45 cm)
An aesthetically and sophisticatedly etched bamboo walking staff surrounded with a well-composed motif depicting the native fauna and floria. The enlarged areas on the staff depict areas of this outstanding example of Bushman sensibilities.

Provenance

Newberry Prynnsberg Estate and Museum, Clocolan, South Africa (1881 - 1995)

The Edward M. Smith Family Art Foundation, Escondido, CA (1995 - 2005)

Sana Art Foundation, Escondido, CA (2005 - 7/9/2009)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (7/9/2009 - )

Bibliography

This object has the following bibliographic references:

Teri Sowell, PhD. Asking For Eyes University Art Gallery, SDSU. San Diego, 2004
Page Number: 70, Figure Number: 80a

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