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African Art
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Model for a casting of a turtle

2002

Wax and fired clay

3/4 × 3 3/8 × 2 1/2in. (1.9 × 8.5 × 6.4 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2004.97.99
Geography: 
Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Akan
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Models
Provenance: 

Labelle Prussin purchased in Kumasi from atelier of brass caster in 2002, donated to Yale University Art Galllery in 2004

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 140.

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