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Pot

early 20th century

Clay

7 × 8 × 8 in. (17.78 × 20.32 × 20.32 cm)
Gift of Jonathan Hay, M.A. 1982, Ph.D. 1989
2021.44.1
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Nupe
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

With Dambaba by 2007 [see note 1]; sold to Jonathan Hay, New York, New York, 2007–2021; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021

Dambaba acquired items in Burkina, Togo, and other west African countries, and sold them in New York (see curatorial object file, correspondence with Johnathan Hay, September 2, 2021).

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.