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|Date Made:||16th century CE|
|Technique:||Lost Wax Casting|
|Iconography:||Standing male figure|
|Credit Line:||Received from various sources, pre-1929|
On a background of river leaves and stipling is a single male figure (Chief) wearing wrapper, beaded hat with feather, high collar, armlets, and anklets. He carrying a ring-shaped box - gift or offering of kola nuts. In each corner are half figures (head and torso) of Portuguese men with long hair, wearing jacket, ruffle collar, hats with feather, and holding pipe.
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