Comb (Hair - grooming tool)
Second half of 19th century (before 1897)
Man on horseback. Wooden comb with rider in modern European clothing carrying a musket of fairly recent type. The form of a powder flask is similar to that of flasks represented both in Yoruba and in other Benin sculptures.
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 265
[Book] Ben-Amos, Paula G. 1995. The Art of Benin. 1-128. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 133
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