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African Art
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Figural Group

late 19th–early 20th century

Elephant ivory tusk

4 3/4 × 7/8 × 1 in. (12.07 × 2.22 × 2.54 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.24
Geography: 
Cabinda, Angola
or Democratic Republic of the Congo
or Republic of the Congo
Culture: 
Kongo
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

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.