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Artist: Abatan Odefunke Ayinke Ija, Nigerian

Lid to Vessel for Stones of the River God Erinle (Omori Awo Ota Erinle)

1965

Ceramic

11 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 in. (29.845 x 19.05 x 15.24 cm)
Gift of Wilson Perkins Foss, IV, B.A. 1965, Ph.D. 1976
2013.135.1
Culture: 
Egbado Yoruba
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Country Oke-Odan, Nigeria
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Given by the artist, Abatan Odefunke Ayinke Ija, to Wilson Perkins Foss in July 1965, while traveling with Bob Thompson, in the town of Oke-Odan, Nigeria
Gift of Wilson Perkins Foss to Yale University Art Gallery in 2013

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

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.