Senufo bird figure

Ivory Coast

Circa 1850
Height 122 cm (48 inches)

Acquired by Father Michel Convers, probably in Tawara, Ivory Coast, circa 1950
Dr. Vacher, Ivory Coast and France, acquired from the above in Ivory Coast
Johann Levy, Paris, acquired from the above
American Private Collection, acquired from the above

Gagliardi, Susan E. and Petridis, Constantine (eds.), Senufo Unbound, Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2014, p. 123, fg. 72

Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa:
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 22 February – 31 May 2015
St. Louis, Saint Louis Art Museum, 28 June – 27 September 2015
Montpellier, Musée Fabre, 28 November – 6 March 2016