Miniature Spoon or Ladle

possibly proto-Bamana, Niger River Inland Delta, Mali, Western Africa, Africa

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15th-16th century

Copper alloy and bronze ?

Overall: 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (4.1 x 0.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Joseph Knopfelmacher

986.18.26701

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Mali

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Funerary Object

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected in Bamako, Mali by Joseph Knopfelmacher and Margaret Harris Knopfelmacher (Craft Caravan Gallery), New York in 1960's-1970's; given to present collection, 1986.

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