The Oldman Ethnographical Collection by Various artists

A collection of 30 specimens including an ancient Mexican Gong, an ancient Arawak Stool from the West Indies, 3 Benin Bronze figures, a ceremonial sword with carved and coral studded ivory hilt, wooden cooking implements and a carved figure from the former Belgian Congo, bone ornaments from North West America and the handle of a shaman's drum.


Details

Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
1949
Vendor:
Mrs W O Oldman

Provenance

Mr W O Oldman.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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