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Figure: Female

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Gabon, Ngounié River region
Culture:
Lumbo peoples
Medium:
Wood, shell, metal, pigment, tacks (?)
Dimensions:
H.15 1/8 x W. 5 7/8 x D. 5 1/2 in. (38.4 x 14.9 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964
Accession Number:
1978.412.296
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1951]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1951, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1964; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 413.

Ezra, Kate. "African Art at the Museum of Primitive Art: Collecting and Constructing a Continent." In Lecture. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 5, 2002.



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