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African Art

Lidded Vessel

early to mid-20th century

Wood

13 9/16 × 13 in. (34.5 × 33 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.69a-b
Geography: 
South Africa
Culture: 
Zulu
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

J. J. Klejmann, New York, to 1964; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn, 1964–2004;Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989), 522, fig. 1375.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Frederick John Lamp, Amanda Maples, and Laura M. Smalligan, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 111, ill.

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.