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Provenance

About 2000, sold by a dealer in Brooklyn, NY to Alan Helms, Boston; 2005, year-end gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms

African, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbole peoples, early 20th century

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 20.3 cm (3 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1828

Medium or Technique

Copper alloy

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Numismatics