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Diviner's Staff: Birds (Osun babalawo)

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Republic of Benin
Culture:
Fon peoples
Medium:
Iron, wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 56 1/8 x Diam. 13 1/8 in. (142.6 x 33.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.95
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 359.



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