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Vessel

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Fulani peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 x W. 9 1/8 x D. 8 5/8 in. (14.6 x 23.2 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.31
Not on view
The incised geometric decoration on the exterior of this dark brown hemispherical bowl consists of opposed triangles every 90 degrees separated by two bands of diagonal lines.
Lester Wunderman, New York, purchased in Africa, 1972–1977

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 86.

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 49.



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