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Makonde Stopper, Tanzania
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
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35
Makonde Stopper, Tanzania
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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Makonde Stopper, Tanzania

with domestic goat (Capra hircus) hide attached.


wood
Height: 3¾ in (9.5 cm)
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Provenance

S. Thomas Alexander III, Saint Louis
Sotheby's New York, November 14, 1995, lot 4
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired at the above auction

Exhibited

Museum for African Art, New York, To Cure and Protect: Sickness and Health in African Art, February 7 - August 31, 1997; additional venue:
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, D.C., February 18 - August 23, 1999
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, Primitivism Revisited: After the End of an Idea, December 15, 2006 - January 27, 2006

Literature

Frank Herreman, To Cure and Protect: Sickness and Health in African Art, New York, 1999, p. 19, cat. 8

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York