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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HELEN TYSON MADEIRA, PENNSYLVANIA

Kota Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HELEN TYSON MADEIRA, PENNSYLVANIA

Kota Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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Kota Reliquary Figure, Gabon
the reverse with a paper label inscribed in black ink with: 3
and another label overlapping with: L-389
Height: 20 3/4 inches (52.7 cm)
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Provenance

J. LaPorte, Bordeaux
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, acquired from the above in 1929 (inv. no. "29-12-224")
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Catalogue  of a collection of African Art to be sold at auction for the benefit of A Proposed Expedition To Africa By The University Museum in the ballroom of the Barclay Thursday afternoon April Sixteenth: 4 o'clock", April 16, 1936, lot 3 (withdrawn from the auction and sold directly to the below)
Mr. Carroll S. Tyson, Jr. (1878-1956), Philadelphia, acquired from the above
Mrs. Caroll S. Tyson, Philadelphia, by descent from her husband
Helen Tyson Madeira (1916-2014), Gladwyne, Pa., by descent from her mother

Exhibited

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Ancient and Primitive Art in Philadelphia Collections, May - September, 1959 (loan no. “L-389”)

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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