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African Art

Lidded Vessel with Human and Anthropomorphic Figures

17th–19th century

Terracotta

13 × 14 1/4 in. (33.02 × 36.195 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.188
Geography: 
Republic of Benin
Culture: 
Fon, Voudou ceremonies
Period: 
17th–19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, to 2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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.