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Object Number:
AF2062
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Human Head
Description:
Yellow bronze or brass. Headdress with wings. This and No. 2061 have projects bases. Two rods curving forward from below wings rest on eyes. Otherwise broadly similar to other heads.
Height:
38
Width:
25
Depth:
25
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:
29557 | 29559   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 44
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26
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