Wooden drum by Nigerian

Wooden drum consisting of figures and masks.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
115 cm
Art Fund grant:
£35 ( Total: £35)
Acquired in:
1942
Vendor:
Sydney Burney

Carved and painted and mounted on a pedestal. Probably from Yoruba in Southern Nigeria (West Africa).

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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