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Provenance

By the mid-1960s, purchased in Nigeria by a private collector and brought to Chicago. Mid-1980s, purchased by Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2003, gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain

African, Nigeria, Oron peoples, 20th century

Dimensions

Overall (h x w): 43.2 x 8.9 cm (17 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.792

Medium or Technique

Wood, camwood

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture