African Art
Artist: Master of the Caryatid Tray

Divination Tray (Opon Ifa)

late 19th century

Wood, camwood, and chalk

11 1/2 x 11 3/8 x 17 11/16 in. (29.2 x 28.9 x 44.9 cm)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.35
Culture: 
Yoruba
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Yale University Art Gallery from Dr. Bernard Gore, 1973

Bibliography: 

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 106–107, ill.

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