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Shrine figure or bush spirit with seven heads
Title:
Shrine figure or bush spirit with seven heads
Date:
20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Wood, Glass Eyes, Paint
Dimensions:
172.7 x 35.6 x 45.7 cm (68.5 x 14.5 x 18 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Ijo People
Provenance:

Collected by Barry Kitnick in early 1972.

Accession Number:
2004.93
Acquisition Date:
2004-10-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, gift of Phyllis C. Wattis and the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

Exhibition History:

Barry Kitnick Gallery, Los Angeles, 1976

"Ways of the River: Arts and the Environment of the Niger River Delta, UCLA Fowler, 2002, Martha G Anderson and Philip M Peek curators.