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BAULÉ people eastern region, Cote d'Ivoire
Aboya - figure of Nyadan or Gbekre [Figure of the ape god, Ndyadan, holding a ritual bowl] late 19th century Place made: Cote d'Ivoire
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood carving
Dimensions: 94.6 h x 20.4 w x 23.5 d cm
Cat Raisonné: DeHavenon collection. Museum of African Art 1971 catalogue No. 117 (illus) Australian National Gallery Special Number in Art and Australia, Vol. 14, No's 3 and 4: Jan-April 1977, p. 316
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.233
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York