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Chair

20th century

Wood, leather, and metal

12 1/2 × 16 3/8 × 13 3/4 in. (31.75 × 41.59 × 34.93 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.17
Geography: 
Country Liberia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dan, Wè, Mano, or Bete
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Possibly bought by Siegmann in Liberia before 1986
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016

Bibliography: 

Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989), 539, fig. 1441.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.