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Ladle

20th century

Wood and twine

16 × 3 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (40.64 × 8.26 × 6.35 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.38
Geography: 
Country Liberia
Country Sierra Leone
Country Ivory Coast
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Bassa
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Blake Robinson, former diplomat in Sierra Leone, unknown dates
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.