Artist Baule, African
  • Ceremonial Sword
Date 20th century
Medium wood, iron, and gold leaf
Dimensions 30 x 4 /12 x 3 in.
Credit Line Gift in honor of Dr. E. Bryce Alpern and Harriet Alpern, by their children
Accession Number 2011.53
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Purcahsed from (Judith Weston African Art, Detroit, Michigan);
Dwight and Abbey Alpern (Maryland, USA);
2011-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Leadership and Status Objects.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): pp. 48-49 (fig. 2.32).