Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Head

Date:
16th century (?)
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Culture:
Sapi-Portuguese
Medium:
Steatite (?)
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/8 x W. 4 3/4 in. (16.2 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.203
Not on view
[Henri Kamer, New York and Paris, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1961–1978

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