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African Art

Lidded Container for Gold Dust (Kuduo)

18th–19th century

Brass

8 in. (20.32 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.88
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Culture: 
Asante
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Gaston de Havenon, New York, to April 16, 1979; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn, 1979–2004;Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“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), 122, 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.