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18
MUMUYE ANCESTOR FIGURE, NIGERIA
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
18
MUMUYE ANCESTOR FIGURE, NIGERIA
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York

MUMUYE ANCESTOR FIGURE, NIGERIA

Provenance

Collected in situ by Philippe Guimiot
Jacques Kerchache, Paris
Comte Baudouin de Grunne, Brussels, acquired from the above in 1971
Sotheby's New York, The Baudouin de Grunne Collection of African Art, May 19, 2000, lot 33
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired at the above auction

Exhibited

Museum for African Art, New York, Material Differences, Art and Identity in Africa, April 10 - October 6, 2003; additional venues:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, September 17, 2004 - January 2, 2005
Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum, April 2 - June 19, 2005

Literature

Frank Herreman, De wenteling om de aslijn : Mumuye-beeldhouwwerken uit Nigeria, Gent, 1985, plate 7 (unnumbered)
Frank Herreman, Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa,  New York, 2003, p. 27, cat. 17

 

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York