- Museum number
Carved ivory cup, the base decorated with two panels each containing two crocodiles in relief. Base wheel-turned.
- Production date
Height: 6.13 inches (With lid Af1952,18.1b. Register 1952: 6 1/8".)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1952:
Accompanies lid Af1952,18.1b
a&b: Ivory cup with lid surmounted by Janus head, the base decorated with 2 panels each containing 2 crocodiles in high ["high" crossed through] relief. Base wheel-turned.
Old. Yoruba style, S.NIGERIA.
Register 1952 later amendment ["Yoruba" crossed through and replaced with]:
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1982-1983 Oct-Apr, London, Museum of Mankind, Afro-Portuguese Ivories
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by purchase and exchange from J J Klejman, New York
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number