Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Esu Figures

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Lower Guinea
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, leather, metal, ivory, beads, pigment, cotton (?)
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 x 12in. (76.2 x 30.5cm)
Classification:
Beads-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Gerofsky, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.388.1
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gerofsky, Brooklyn, N.Y., until 1974

Jones, Julie, and Susan Mullin Vogel. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1965–75), pp. 171–183.

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