African Art

Vessel decorated with an anthropomorphic figure

16th–17th century

Terracotta

6 1/4 x 6 x 5 in. (15.88 x 15.24 x 12.7 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.202
Culture: 
Tiv
Period: 
16th-17th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Made in Cameroon
Made in Burkina Faso
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Wayne Cancro, Jersey City, N.J, 1981–2004; SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, 2004–2010; 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.