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Tobacco Container Surmounted by a Female Figure

early 20th century

Wood

13 1/2 × 4 5/16 × 4 5/16 in. (34.25 × 11 × 11 cm)
Gift of David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2008.189.1
Geography: 
Burkina Faso
or Mali
or Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

Gift to David E. Apter from the then president of Mali, Modibo Keita in 1960
David E. Apter, 1960–2008

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 124, ill.

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