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Object Number:
AF2086
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:
Leopard
Description:
Face of leopard; whiskers; three convergent lines pointing upwards-- (similar marks pointing backwards from corners of mouth in 2084); tusks strongly marked; spots represented by incised circle incised with points.
Height:
15.2cm
Width:
7.1cm
Depth:
2.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
29798   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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