Ceremonial implement

African, Cameroon, Vere peoples
early to mid-20th century


Object Place: Cameroon, Northern, Africa

Dimensions

Image: 35.6 x 11.4 x 3.2 cm (14 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1187

Medium or Technique

Iron

On View

Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Between 1990 and 2002, acquired by Alan Helms, Boston [see note]; 2005, year-end gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

NOTE: Probably purchased from a gallery in Paris or New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms