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Tyekpa Society Bird

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire
Culture:
Senufo peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 15 1/4in. (12.1 x 19.1 x 38.7cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Norman Brachfeld, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.391
Not on view
Norman Brachfeld, New York, until 1982

Kuchta, Ronald. Antelopes and Elephants Hornbills and Hyenas: Animals in African Art. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1973, figs. 77–78.



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