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Memorial Figure (Mma)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, Sanwi traditional area, Krinjabo (?)
Culture:
Akan peoples, Anyi group
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Height 14-1/2 in.
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, 1994
Accession Number:
1995.64.22
Not on view
Dr. Marcel Lheureux, Paris, acquired in Sanwi, 1920s; Helena Rubinstein, Paris and New York, until 1966; (Parke-Bernet Gallery, New York, April 21, 1966, no. 157); Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, New York, 1966–1990; Nina Bunshaft, New York, 1990–(d.)1994

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