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Female Figure (Akua’ba)

early to mid-20th century

Wood and glass beads

8 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (21.59 x 10.16 x 3.81 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.11
Culture: 
Asante
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 2, 1976, lot 54
Gift of Mrs. Erika Hughes to Yale University Art Gallery in 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.