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Provenance

About 2002, acquired from an African merchant, New York by Professor Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anne C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath, in memory of their son, David B. Heath

African, Nigeria, Verre and related peoples,

Object Place

Dimensions

Image: 10.2 x 16.5 x 28.9 cm (4 x 6 1/2 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1510

Medium or Technique

Brass; lost-wax process

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Agricultural