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African Art

Mask Representing a Horse (Sokun)

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

18 1/4 × 8 7/8 × 5 1/4 in. (46.36 × 22.54 × 13.34 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.497
Geography: 
Sahel, Mali
Culture: 
Bamana, Kore association
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Lucien Van de Velde, Antwerp: unknown date - 1988
Charles B. Benenson Collection, donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2004

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), 285, 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.