Unidentified Makonde maker
late 19th-early 20th century
Gourds, wood, goat skin, cloth, fiber, copper wire, and unknown organic materials
Overall: 11 7/16 × 10 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. (29 × 26 × 15 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund
Place Made: Southeast Tanzania, Northern Mozambique, or Kenya, Southern Africa, Africa
Not on view
COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015
THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015
The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.
Neumeister's Moderne, African Art from the Bareiss Collection, p. 184, lot no. 180, Neumeister Kunstauktionshaus, Munich, Germany, November 10, 2005.
Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 69
Walter Bareiss Family Collection; Neumeister Moderne, African Art from the Bareiss Collection (lot 180), Neumeister Kunstauktionshaus, Munich, Germany; sold to present collection, November 10, 2005.
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