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Stool

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood, cowrie shells, and encrustation

13 1/2 × 21 1/2 × 11 in. (34.29 × 54.61 × 27.94 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.9
Geography: 
Ghana
Culture: 
Akan
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Gift of Charles D. Miller III to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 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.