African Art
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Male figure

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood and porcelain

5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Gift of Anne Mitro in memory of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal
2009.85.1
Culture: 
Bembe
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Country Republic of the Congo
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Marius-Ary Leblond, Colonial Administrator, ca. 1905
Michel Anstett, Paris, unknown dates
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 21, 1967, lot 79
Frieda and Milton Rosenthal, unknown date–2008
Sotheby"s New York, 14 November 2008: The Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal: African and Oceanic Art
Anne Mitro, 2008–2009

Bibliography: 

Sotheby’s, New York, The Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal: African and Oceanic Art, sale cat. (November 14, 2008), 39, fig. 17.

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