Weaving Loom Pulley in the Form of a Human Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

African Art




7 in. (17.78 cm)

Credit Line

Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Accession Number



19th–20th century


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Rene Rasmussen, Paris,1965. Possibly Ben Heller, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rome, New York, to 1983. Sotheby's New York, December 1, 1983, lot 72; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn, 1983–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

  • 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), 165, ill.
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.
  • Sotheby's, New York, The Ben Heller Collection, sale cat. (December 1, 1983), lot 72, ill.

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Object/Work type

heddle pulleys, human figures (visual works)

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