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African Art
Artist: J. O. Ugoji

Mask

mid-20th century, before 1951

Wood and paint

10 × 7 1/2 × 5 3/4 in. (25.4 × 19.05 × 14.61 cm)
Gift of Eli H. Newberger, B.A. 1962, M.D. 1966, and Dr. Carolyn Moore Newberger
2016.45.4
Geography: 
Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Carved by J.O. Ugoji, Teacher Training Centre Dioku, Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria
Purchased by Eli H. Newberger and Dr. Carolyn Moore Newbergerr in Lagos, Nigeria, 1986
Gift of Eli H. Newberger and Dr. Carolyn Moore Newberger to Yale University Art Gallery in 2016

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.