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African Art
Artist: Bwaywen (Cassava Leaf)

Feast Ladle (Wunkermian)

ca. 1930–40

Brass

14 × 3 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (35.56 × 8.26 × 3.81 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.36
Geography: 
Geography Belewale, Nimba, Liberia
Culture: 
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Made by Bwaywen (Cassava Leaf) in the 1930s in Belewale, Nimba County, Liberia
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016

Bibliography: 

“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.