Prestige Stool

Babanki-Tungo style, Western Grassfields people, Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa

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19th century

Wood

Overall: 13 in. (33.02 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Lent by Valerie Franklin

EL.996.25.30252

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Stool

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Expressions of Cameroon Art, The Franklin Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, California, February 1-November 15, 1986; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1-September 6, 1987; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 5, 1987-January 3, 1988; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, June 6-September 4, 1988; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, October 3, 1988-January 8, 1989; Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, October 7-December 31, 1989; California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, June 5, 1989-Janauary 9, 1990.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Expressions of Cameroon Art, The Franklin Collection, Los Angeles: The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Rembrandt Press, 1986, p. 28. fig. 11.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1996.

Old Number

VF 130; A1527

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