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Community Brewing Pot

early 20th century

Ceramic

25 × 34 in. (63.5 × 86.36 cm)
Gift of Julianna Simmons
2015.134.3
Geography: 
Country Ouri village, Burkina Faso
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Bwa
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

William Simmons (father of Julianna Simmons) purchased in NYC in1997 from Abdouleye Guiro, African trader from Burkina Faso.
Gift of Julianna Simmons to Yale University Art Gallery in 2015

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.