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Reliquary Figure

19th–20th century
Kota peoples
Iron, wood, pigment
H. 20 3/16 x W. 7 x D. 3 in. (51.3 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
(Parke-Bernet Gallery, New York, April 18, 1951, no. 220); Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1951, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

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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