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African Art

Female Figure

ca. 12th–18th century

Terracotta

9 1/4 × 3 5/8 × 2 1/4in. (23.5 × 9.2 × 5.7 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.67
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Koma
Period: 
12th–18th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Vincella Miller, New York, to August 26, 1991; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn., 1991–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Frederick John Lamp, Amanda Maples, and Laura M. Smalligan, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 110, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.