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African Art

Anthropomorphic Male Vessel (Kronkronbale)

late 19th–early 20th century

Terracotta

12 × 8 × 8 in. (30.48 × 20.32 × 20.32 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.374
Geography: 
Republic of Benin
Culture: 
Fon
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn; 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).

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.