African Art
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Oliphant

early to mid-20th century

Elephant ivory tusk

15 x 4 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (38.1 x 11.43 x 87.63 cm)
Gift of Eli H. Newberger, B.S. 1962,M.D. 1966, and Carolyn Moore Newberger
1991.134.3
Culture: 
Bamun
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Geography: 
Made in Cameroon
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Gift of Carolyn Moore Newberger to Yale University Art Gallery, 1991

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.