Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figurine

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire
Culture:
Senufo peoples
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 x W. 3/4 in. (5.7 x 1.9cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.463
Not on view
Private collection, New York, until 1979

Glaze, Anita J. "17. Senufo, Poro society female figure and 18. Senufo, Poro society professional figure." In Art of Côte d'Ivoire from the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum, edited by Jean-Paul Barbier. Vol. vol. 2. Geneva: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 1993.

LaGamma, Alisa. Art and Oracle: African Art and Rituals of Divination. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000.

Peek, Philip M. "Couples of Doubles? Representations of Twins in the Arts of Africa." African Arts vol. 41, no. 1 (Spring 2008).



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