Blade

Idoma peoples
mid-20th century


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Overall: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.) Lender Accessory: 37.5 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm (14 3/4 x 5 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2048

Medium or Technique

Iron

On View

Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, acquired by Timothy Phillips, Boston [see note]; 2006, year-end gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

NOTE: Probably purchased from a dealer in Paris, Brussels, or New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips