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Bowl for Camwood Ointment with Three Figures

late 19th century–early 20th century

Wood

11 × 7 1/2 × 6 in. (27.94 × 19.05 × 15.24 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1960.33.9a-b
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Yorùbá
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

J.J. Klejman Gallery, dates unknown
Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1960

Bibliography: 

The Linton Collection of African Sculpture, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1954), no. 64.

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.