Artist Asante, African
  • Bust of Queen Mother
Date 18th century
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 15 × 11 inches (38.1 × 27.9 cm)
Mount: 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm)
Credit Line Museum purchase, Ernest and Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund
Accession Number 2006.148
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1BB, Level 1 (see map)
late 1960s, collected by Alex Van Gelder in (Ghana);
purchased by C. van Roon (Belgium);
purchased by Neil Bolls (Chicago, Illinois, USA);
2000, acquired by (Yassine Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA);
2006-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Funerary Arts in Terra-cotta.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 77 (fig. 4.3a-b).