Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2009

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Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa: July 2008–June 2009


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Bell ring currency

20th century
Overall: 34.3 x 51.4 cm (13 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)
Iron

Classification: Metalwork

Culture: African, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria

Accession number: 2008.1628

Provenance/Ownership History: 1999, acquired in Paris by anonymous donors; 2008, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Anonymous gift