Head Shaped Receptacle
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos
Prior to 1953, provenance not yet documented; before 1953, reportedly acquired by Julius Carlebach, New York, NY; by 1953, acquired by Millicent A. Rogers of Taos, NM; 1953, inherited from Millicent A. Rogers by Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos; 1956, gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos to the Brooklyn Museum.
Head attached to four short legs. Open cylinder form, large eyes, thick nose and protruding mouth.
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Edo. Head Shaped Receptacle, late 19th or early 20th century. Copper alloy, 6 7/8 × 4 1/8 in. (17.5 × 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.65_acetate_bw.jpg)
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