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Ram's Head, 19th century

  • Baule, African

Gold leaf over carved wood

  • Overall (ornament): 1 7/8 × 1 7/8 inches (4.8 × 4.8 cm) Overall (headband): 2 3/4 × 9 1/4 × 9 1/2 inches (7 × 23.5 × 24.1 cm) Including base (mount): 9 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 9 1/2 inches (24.1 × 23.5 × 24.1 cm) Overall (footprint of base): 8 × 8 inches (20.3 × 20.3 cm)

Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass

49.340.E

On View

  • African: Fit for a King

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Lillian Henkel Haass [1879-1960]

1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Baule, African, Ram's Head, 19th century, gold leaf over carved wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass, 49.340.E.