Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Reliquary Figure

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Gabon
Culture:
Kota peoples
Medium:
Copper, brass, wood
Dimensions:
H. 22 5/16 x W. 10 5/8 x D. 2 13/16 in. (56.7 x 27 x 7.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.231
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

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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