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Provenance

1988, sold by African merchant in the USA to Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago; October 27, 2006, sold by Dawson to Olaperi Onipede, Watertown, MA; 2010, gift of Olaperi Onipede to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Olaperi Onipede in memory of her parents Dr. F. Olapido Onipede and Mrs. Frances A. Onipede

African, Nigeria, Nupe peoples, mid 20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2010.951

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, double globed earthenware vessel with decorative incised markings

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery