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Toad, 19th century

  • Baule, African

Gold leaf over carved wood

  • Overall (ornament): 1 × 2 1/8 inches (2.5 × 5.4 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.F

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, Toad, 19th century, gold leaf over carved wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass, 49.340.F.