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LEGA IVORY MASKETTE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
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Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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LEGA IVORY MASKETTE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

made of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tusk.


Height: 4 in (10.2 cm)
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, June 23, 1981, lot 198
Morris J. Pinto, New York, acquired at the above auction
Monica Wengraf, London, acquired from the above
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired from the above on November 4, 1986

Exhibited

The Mary and Leigh Block Art Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Wild Spirits - Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness, September 21 - November 22, 1989; additional venues:
The Lowe Art Museum, The University of Miami, Miami, December 14, 1989 - January 28, 1990
The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, February 18 - April 30, 1990
The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, September 15 - December 1, 1990
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
Southstreet Seaport Museum, New York, Africans in the New World: From Captive Passage to Cultural Transcendence, September 2003 - March 2004

Literature

Martha G. Anderson and Christine Mullen Kreamer, Wild Spirits, Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness, New York, 1989, p. 110

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York