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

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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LEGA IVORY FIGURE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
made of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tusk.
Height: 8 1/4 in (21 cm)
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Provenance

Pierre Loos, Brussels
Sulaiman Diane, New York, acquired from the above
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired from the above on August 7, 1995

Exhibited

Museum for African Art, New York, Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals, February 13 - August 22, 1993; additional venues:
The Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, October - December, 1993
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, February - April, 1994
Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, May - September, 1994
The Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, January - March, 1995
Southstreet Seaport Museum, New York, Africans in the New World: From Captive Passage to Cultural Transcendence, September 2003 - March 2004

Literature

Mary H. Nooter, Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals, New York, 1993, p.151, cat. 74

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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