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African & Oceanic Art / Yaka Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Property from the Martin and Roberta Lerner Collection
Lot 43
Yaka Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
27 April 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

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Yaka Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

khosi
Wood, metal, fiber, plant fiber, glass beads
Height 12 7/8in (32.7cm)

Provenance
Irwin and Marcia Hersey Collection, New York
Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 1988, Lot 73
Armand Fernandez/Arman, New York/Paris/Vence
Tambaran Gallery, New York
Martin Lerner Collection, acquired from the above in February 1993

Published
Robbins, Warren and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections (Survey 1989), Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C., 1989, p. 412, no. 1046;
Herrerman, Frank (ed.), To Cure and Protect – Sickness and Health In African Art, New York, 1997, cat. no. 63

Exhibited
Museum of African Art, New York, To Cure and Protect – Sickness and Health in African Art, 7 February 31 August 1997;
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, D.C., To Cure and Protect: Sickness and Health in African Art, 18 February - 23 August 1999

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