Artist Yoruba, African
  • Kola Nut Container
Date between 19th and 20th century
Medium wood, metal, and indigo
Dimensions Overall: 11 3/4 × 7 3/4 × 8 3/4 inches (29.8 × 19.7 × 22.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams
Accession Number 74.45
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Yoruba Spiritual Life, Level 1 (see map)
(Karl Heinz Krieg);
gifted by, Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams;
1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 53, no. 2 (1974): p. 64 (ill.).

African Masterworks in The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 30.