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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ceremonial Drinking Horn

Date:
early–mid-20th century
Geography:
Cameroon
Culture:
Bamum kingdom
Medium:
Horn, glass beads, fiber and cotton cloth
Dimensions:
L. 16 1/8 x Diam. 6 1/8 in. (41 x 15.5 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1952]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1952, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 394.



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