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Ancestral Screen
Ancestral Screen
Maker:
Date:
1890–1920
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Iroko Wood, Bamboo, Rattan, Pigment, Vegetable Fibers, Metal
Dimensions:
90.2 x 86.4 cm (35 1/2 x 34 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Kalabari Ijo People
Provenance:

The Artist (Pokia Family)

Collected in the Niger Delta River village of Abonnema in 1987 by Charles Davis, a dealer in New Orleans

Davis Gallery, LA

Private Collection, Connecticut, 1987-2004

Accession Number:
2005.23a-d
Acquisition Date:
2005-04-14
Credit Line:

Foundation Purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

Latticed screen with attached figures.

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Seated Female Figure with child
Sango Dancewand (Ose Sango)
Sango Dancewand (Ose Sango) (late 19th century)
Sango dancewand
Sango dancewand (19th century)
Ceremonial Table or Stool