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African Art
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Mask

19th to mid-20th century

Ricinodendron wood

8 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 5 in. (21.59 × 16.51 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton. Collection of African Art
1960.33.2
Geography: 
Geography Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1960

Bibliography: 

Ralph Linton, The Linton Collection of African Sculpture: An Exhibition, March 13 through April 18, 1954, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1954), no. 37.

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.