Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Funerary Vessel

17th–20th century
Akan peoples
H. 8 1/4 x Circum. 26 1/2 in. (21 x 67.3 cm)
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, 1994
Accession Number:
Not on view
Roger Bediat, France, until 1966; (Hôtel Drouot Rive Gauche, Paris, June 3, 1966, no. 112); Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, New York, 1966–1990; Nina Bunshaft, New York, 1990–(d.)1994

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