Figure: Ostrich, Wood, iron, Dogon peoples

Figure: Ostrich

Date:
16th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 x W. 2 1/8 x D. 4 in. (21 x 5.4 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.50
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1973]; Lester Wunderman, New York, 1973–1977

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973.

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, fig. 39.

Leloup, Hélène, ed. Dogon: Catalogue of an exhibition held at Musée du quai Branly, Paris, April 5–July 24, 2011. Paris: Musée du Quai Branly, 2011, Checklist #110, p. 371.