Carved Dish for Palm Nuts (Agere Ifa)
Arts of Africa
late 19th century
H: 6 1/4 x Diam: 8 in. (H: 16.0 x Diam: 19.5 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Yorùbá. Carved Dish for Palm Nuts (Agere Ifa), late 19th century. Wood, paint, H: 6 1/4 x Diam: 8 in. (H: 16.0 x Diam: 19.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1519. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1519_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Dish supported by four polychrome kneeling figures, two with shirts, two bare-chested. Decorated with triangular motif, disk shaped base.
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