Ancestral figure

Oron
20th century
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Overall (h x w): 43.2 x 8.9 cm (17 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.792

Medium or Technique

Wood, camwood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

By the mid-1960s, purchased in Nigeria by a private collector and taken to Chicago. Mid-1980s, purchased by Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2003, year-end gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain