Miniature Equestrian Figure

Unidentified possibly proto-Bamana maker


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15-16th century

Copper alloy

Overall: 1 9/16 × 1 5/8 in. (4 × 4.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund



Place Made: Inner Niger Delta region, Mali, Western Africa, Africa



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Not on view

Publication History

Rebecca Bailey, What Is There to Teach About Art?, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 88, Number 8, May 1996, South Burlington: The Lane Press Inc., 1996, pp.36-45, ill. p. 42


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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