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Provenance

About 1997, sold by Timothy Hamill, Hamill Gallery of African Art, Boston, to Alan Helms, Boston; 2009, gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms

African, Katanga Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century

Dimensions

Overall (Four of four): 19.1 x 19.1 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5111

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Metalwork