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African Art

Figure

19th to mid-20th century

Metal

15 3/4 × 4 × 2 in. (40 × 10.2 × 5.1 cm)
Gift of Robert Lee, B.A. 1957, M.A. 1959
2018.55.22
Geography: 
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
possibly Dogon
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Sotheby's, New York, between 1964–69; Robert Lee, to 2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.