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Car-shaped Coffin, 2018

  • Joseph (Paa Joe) Tetteh Ashong, Ghanaian, born 1947

Wood, plexiglass, metal, and fabric

  • Overall: 41 1/2 × 103 × 43 inches, 405 pounds (105.4 × 261.6 × 109.2 cm, 183.7 kg)

Museum Purchase, Funds from the Education General Fund

2019.1

On View

  • African: Journey of Life N105

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Joseph (Paa Joe) Tetteh Ashong

2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Joseph (Paa Joe) Tetteh Ashong, Car-shaped Coffin, 2018, wood, Plexiglass, metal, and fabric. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Funds from the Education General Fund, 2019.1.