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Bust

Museum number:
5-3431
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050003431
Alternate number:
B-312 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.1807
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
carved wooden bust; male with elaborate hair-do and necklace; stained wood; 15 1/4" high; carved by Bamgboye.
Donor:
William Russell Bascom
Collection place:
Iloffa, Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Nigeria; Ilorin Province; Iloffa; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Maker or artist:
Bamgboye
Collector:
William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1943-1944
Materials:
Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1963
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
height 38.735 centimeters
Comment:
West Africa, Nigeria, Ilorin Province, Iloffa, Yoruba; Carved by Bamgboye PAHMA Storage Loc: 20A Mez, counter top
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