African Art

Mask Surmounted by Two Birds

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood and pigment

13 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (34.29 x 16.51 x 11.43 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.12
Culture: 
Yaure, Baule
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Made in Ivory Coast
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Arthur Rothenberg, New York, unknown dates
Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 1982, lot 168
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.