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Tobacco mortar

early 20th century

Wood and leather

7 1/2 × 3 × 4 in. (19.05 × 7.62 × 10.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1954.28.28
Culture: 
Chokwe
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Central Africa, Angola
Made in Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1954

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.