African Art

Door Lock with a Couple

19th to mid-20th century

Wood and metal

11 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (27.9 x 6.4 x 2.9 cm)
Gift of Robert Lee, B.A. 1957, M.A. 1959
2018.55.12
Culture: 
Dogon
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Geography: 
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased at Sotheby's New York between 1964–1969
Gift of Robert Lee to Yale University Art Gallery in 2018

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.