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Lidded Basket with Secret Compartment

late 19th century

Reed and black dye

4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.43 x 26.67 x 9.53 cm)
Gift of A. David and Bonnie Frazier Young
19th century
Containers - Baskets
Made in South Africa
Not on view

Collected by Frank Kellogg Smith in Africa, 1900-1920 [representative for National Tube Co. in South Africa]
George Ira Lancraft VI, unknown dates [stepson of Frank Kellogg and father of Bonnie Young]
A. David and Bonnie Frazier Young, unknown date- 2006


“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 186, ill.

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