Lot 65
  • 65

Wurkun (or Bikwin) Figure, Middle Benue River Valley, Nigeria

6,000 - 9,000 USD
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  • wood
  • Height: 16 3/4 in (42.6 cm)


William W. Brill, New York
Peter Wengraf, San Francisco
Myron Kunin, Minneapolis, acquired from the above on May 1, 1992

Catalogue Note

A photograph taken by Arnold Rubin on January 10, 1966 in the village Lunga shows several figures by the same artist. See Joerg Adelberger in Berns, Fardon and Kasfir (2011: 420, figs. 13.4 and 13.5).